advertisement
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.

0

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.

Read more:

What does that rash mean?

Ouches and itches

(Joanne Hart, Health24, November 2010)

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X

More:

ChildBody
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Contraceptives and you »

Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents'

7 birth control myths you should stop believing

Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control.

Your digestive health »

Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system

Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder

With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.