How Sensory Processing Issues Affect Kids in School
December 9, 2014
Source: Child Mind Institute (Read Full Article)
Your son’s second grade teacher calls to say she’s concerned about some of his behaviors in school:
- He can’t sit still through a half-hour lesson and disrupts the class.
- He often seems distracted and doesn’t pay attention to what she’s saying
- He bumps into kids in the lunch line, making them angry.
- He can’t hold a pencil correctly, so he struggles with handwriting.
- He gets upset when asked to switch from one activity to another
- He melts down during assemblies and has to leave the gym.
You had started noticing this type of behavior when your child was a toddler, but now it’s hurting his progress in school. You’ve been wondering if he might have ADHD. But his teacher tells you she thinks he may have sensory processing issues. Read Full Article