30 November 2010

It feels scratchy

When your child complains about itchy clothing labels, gags at lumpy food and certain textures irritate her, it might be SPD.


When your child complains that labels make her itch, or that textures and lumpy foods are a major irritation, it could be sensory processing disorder.

Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a term covering a range of disabilities where information received via the senses is not properly processed.  Read more to find out what about the symptoms, and leave your comments and thoughts.

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(Joanne Hart, Health24, November 2010)




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