Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses.
Others with sensory processing disorder may:
- Be uncoordinated
- Bump into things
- Be unable to tell where their limbs are in space
- Be hard to engage in conversation or play
Adrienne Gaither, OTR, C-SIPT with the Autism Community Network in San Antonio Texas, addresses questions on Sensory Processing and how the disorder may apply to your child diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
What is Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)?
Watch the rest of this medical vlog series:
- What Causes Sensory Processing Disorder?
- What are the symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder?
- Is Sensory Processing Disorder Treatable?
- Do all children with SPD have Autism?
- Autism Intervention: Parent Mediated Approaches