Sensory Processing Disorder has been described by WebMD as a “neurological traffic jam”. Children struggling with SPD can either be oversensitive or undersensitive to sensory stimuli like taste, texture, or sound.

imagesA recent article on the popular Hellobee.com blog addressed a question many parents with super-sensitive children may ask themselves: is my child just high maintenance, or does he have a sensory issue?

http://www.hellobee.com/2015/04/16/is-my-kid-high-maintenance-or-does-he-have-a-sensory-processing-disorder/

I would definitely encourage you to check the article out if that’s a question you’ve asked yourself before! It is not an area we have expertise in, but certainly one of interest.

DSCN0462Sarah Forrest is a Literacy Specialist for the Easyread System, and online program for children with dyslexia, reading difficulties, auditory processing problems or more. Get a free 10-lesson-trial from www.easyreadsystem.com