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Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Celebrates National Sensory Awareness Month
Date:10/23/2013

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Most children with SPD are just as intelligent as their peers, and many are intellectually gifted. Not all children are affected the same way. One child with SPD may over-respond to sensation, and find clothing and certain foods unbearable. Another might under-respond and show no reaction to pain, while yet another might have coordination problems. Some common signs or red flags of SPD include having:

  •     A floppy or stiff body, clumsy, poor motor skills or handwriting
  •     A sensitivity to touch, noises, smells, or movement
  •     A difficult time dressing, eating, or sleeping
  •     Frequent or lengthy temper tantrums
  •     A craving for movement

“SPD affects 5% to 16% of children in the general population. That is more than 1 child in every classroom. Typically these children are misdiagnosed with ADHD or autism, or they are not diagnosed at all . . . Instead an assumption is made that the child has ‘bad’ behavior. Sadly, parents are accused of not disciplining their children appropriately or not providing enough structure for their children,” said Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, founder and research director of the SPD Foundation. Researchers at the SPD Foundation have been studying SPD for over 30 years.

National Sensory Awareness month provides the opportunity for the public to learn about SPD. Answers to common questions, including the red flags can be found on the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation’s website. Sensation Celebrations throughout the month are being conducted in several communities to raise awareness and funds for the Foundation. These events are listed on the Foundation’s w
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