Sensory Integration Disorder
Our children’s sensory systems are not functioning properly in this specific disorder, our sensory input is organized in our brains. When a child’s sensory input is not being organized properly, the child will develop difficulty with development, information processing, and even affect their behavior, this disorder is believed to be caused by a neurological dysfunction in the central nervous system which is the brain. Common behaviors are rocking back and forth, spinning, and hand flapping, often one or more of a child’s senses can be over-reactive or under-reactive.
Sensory Processing Issues
- Over Sensitive
- Under Sensitive
- Organizing & Responding Appropriately Challenging
- Simple Tasks Can Be Constant Challenge
- High or Low Pain Tolerances
- Learning Disabilities
Sensory Over Sensitive Symptoms
- Loud Noise Sensitivity
- More Sensitive To Sounds Than Others
- Fearful Especially In Crowds
- Avoids Playing On Playground Equipment
Sensory Under Sensitive Symptoms
- Lacks Sensitivity To Their Surroundings
- High Pain Tolerance
- Indifference To Pain
- Urge To Touch People & Things Constantly
It is possible for some children to experience both of these types of sensitive symptoms with this disorder, children with this disorder also often has emotional stress and anxiety in new environments. Many of these children appear to be uncoordinated or clumsy, these children have been knows to harm other children during play by accident.
How Sensory Integration Affects Children
- Difficulty Changing Routines
- Focusing Difficulty
- Motor Skills Issues
- Lacks Social Skills
- Poor Self-Control
Sensory Related Disorders
The most common disorders associated with sensory integration disorder is ADHD and Autism if your child shows some of the symptoms of this disorder they may have ADHD or Autism. The most common treatment for these symptoms is occupational therapy and special education services, some children have experienced an improvement in their symptoms with a gluten-free diet.
- Child’s Behavior Journal
- Safe Proof Your Home Especially Electric Outlets
- Safe Sensory Room Recommended
- Avoid Possible Triggers
- Loud Noisy Toys
- Lawn Mowers
- Vacuum Cleaner
What Is On My Mind Today?
I have really been convinced the chemicals in our processed foods may be causing our brain chemistry to malfunction or be changing, this is the most logical explanation for children all over the world to be experiencing so many children’s disorders today. Most families consume most of their diets with processed foods today, as this trend have increased so has our children’s disorders. The majority of these disorders have no known cause, processed foods is the most common link between all these children all over the world today.
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