As kids grow older, their sensory processing issues may appear differently. Young children with sensory processing issues might be extremely fussy. In grade school, they might be awkward and have difficulty with transitions. And as teenagers, they may have trouble figuring out personal space.
A Touchy Subject - Tactile Defensiveness as a Child and Adult
Growing up with tactile defensiveness - Learn about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) even as an adult, how to recognize tactile sensory issues in children, and how I have managed over the years including how my parenting is different. October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month so this is perfect.
A HUGE list of Sensory Integration Activities to target any and all sensory systems. These help children process sensory input more accurately and effectively so they can participate in important contexts such as SCHOOL!
Every child has sensory needs. Some children need the input more than others and some are triggered into behaviors with certain inputs. It is important to be able to recognize these sensory needs in an otherwise typical child.
Travel Sensory Diet Bag for On the Go Sensory Needs