What is Sensory Processing Disorder?



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    Sensory Processing Disorder is also known as Sensory Integration Disorder or Sensory Integration Dysfuntion. According to the SPD foundation, the term refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. People with SPD have a condition where their sensory signals don’t get organized into appropriate responses.

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    It is a neurological disorder causing difficulties with processing information from the five senses, the sense of movement, and the positional sense. People who have SPD, sensory information is sensed, but perceived abnormally. The information is processed by the brain in an unusual way that may cause distress or confusion. 

    There are 3 types of SPD

    • Type I – Sensory Modulation Disorder
    • Type II – Sensory Based Motor Disorder
    • Type III – Sensory Discrimination Disorder

    Sensory integration disorders vary between individuals in their characteristics and intensity.

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