SPD

23 06, 2022

Autism Sensory Overload Symptoms & Management

2022-08-11T07:50:21-07:00June 23, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

A lot of children with autism spectrum disorder experience some degrees of sensory overload. This is when one or more of the body's senses is hyper-stimulated to a level that exceeds their coping mechanisms. While sensory overload is commonly associated with ASD it can also be applied to other conditions such as anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and even obsessive-compulsive disorder. A lot of people with autism spectrum disorder [...]

22 06, 2022

What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

2022-12-01T06:54:47-08:00June 22, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the individual in question doesn’t respond in a normal manner when they are exposed to certain sounds, smells, textures, or other external stimuli. This might include hypersensitivity to music or hyposensitivity to strong stimuli that should evoke a response. Also known as SPD, the Sensory Processing Disorder concept evolved out of an older concept known as “Sensory Integration Dysfunction. It is more [...]