Sensory Processing

Children with sensory processing issues may:

  • Have poor posture control or strength.
  • Have poor equilibrium and balance.
  • Avoidance of upper extremity weight bearing.
  • Discomfort climbing or fear of heights.
  • Challenges establishing dominant hand (right or left handedness)
  • Have poor attention levels
  • Demonstrate inappropriate behavior
  • Be over active
  • Be very lethargic
  • Have difficulties in learning and retaining skills
  • Be unable to comfortably manage crowds or group settings
  • Show immature social skills
  • Suffer from heightened anxiety
  • Be uncoordinated
Sensory processing refers to the way the brain receives, organizes, and responds to input received through the senses. Someone with sensory processing issues may have trouble receiving and/or responding to information that comes in through the senses. Some children with sensory processing disarray issues are oversensitive to stimulants in their environment. Common sounds may be painful or overwhelming. The light touch of a shirt or the back of a chair when seated may cause an uncontrolled response or reaction causing unseen, distracting discomfort.

Sensory processing problems are commonly seen in developmental conditions like autism spectrum disorder. This does not mean, however, that all children with SPD are autistic.

Learning Foundations' 1-on-1 advanced program for sensory processing difficulties has had proven success with thousands of students for more than 40 years. Our program integrates the senses to improve attention through movement. Our research-based strategies that teachers don’t know and schools aren’t teaching, help children when other efforts may have failed.

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