[Self-Test] Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in Adults Your aversion to itchy fabrics, scented candles, and crowds could be a sign of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Take this self-test to better understand daily SPD symptoms, and take the results to an occupational therapist trained in sensory integration and ADHD.Author: ADHD Editorial Board. May 01, 2012 · Some people with sensory processing disorder are oversensitive to things in their environment. Common sounds may be painful or overwhelming. The light touch of a shirt may chafe the skin. Others with sensory processing disorder may: Be uncoordinated. Bump into things. Be unable to tell where their limbs are in space.
Sensory Processing Disorder Signs of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in Adults. Adults with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) feel assaulted by the world and all of its ticking clocks, buzzing lights, and strong perfumes. If everyday sounds and textures feel unbearably distracting, read on to learn about the signs and symptoms of SPD in adults.Author: Janice Rodden. Apr 19, 2019 · With sensory processing disorder (SPD), leaving the house can be tricky. There are so many unforeseen sensory triggers that even just going for a Author: Jenna Grace.
Nov 11, 2018 · Rachel S. Schneider, M.A, MHC is a mental health counselor and proud Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) adult. She was diagnosed with SPD in 2010 at age 27 and since then has advocated for adults with her neurological condition through her writing and related outreach projects. “Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD, formerly known as “sensory integration dysfunction”) is a condition that exists when sensory signals don’t get organized into appropriate responses. Pioneering occupational therapist and neuroscientist A. Jean Ayres, PhD, likened SPD to a neurological “traffic jam” that prevents certain parts of the brain from receiving the information needed to interpret sensory information correctly.