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treatment for sensory defensiveness disorders

treatment for sensory defensiveness disorders

Sensory Systems on "High Alert"

Does your child complain about the roughness of the tags on his shirts and the seams of his socks? Is he oversensitive to certain food flavors and textures? Are haircuts a source of anxiety and frustration for both you and your child? Over or under sensitivity to touch, movement, or other sensory stimuli are some of the most common issues that parents discuss with therapists associated with sensory defensiveness disorder.

It is estimated that between 12-17 percent of all children have some degree of sensory integration dysfunction; therefore, it is important to be aware of sensory defensiveness as the first step toward successful treatment. In fact, there are unlimited choices for sensory activities. With the proper program and organization, occupational therapy can be an effective means of treating sensory defensiveness.

PACT has experienced registered occupational therapists on staff who are available and to discuss questions or concerns you may have about sensory defensiveness and its treatment.

For more information, please call PACT at 847.367.3344.


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