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Sensory processing issues

Sensory Processing Issues: What You’re Seeing

By The Understood Team

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It’s not always easy to figure out if your child’s behavior is typical for a kid his age or if it’s the result of something else, like sensory processing issues. Sensory processing issues (also known as sensory processing disorder) can be complicated and hard to understand, because they affect kids in a lot of different ways. Here are some examples of behaviors you might see in preschoolers, grade-schoolers, tweens and teens with sensory processing issues.

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Laura Tagliareni, Ph.D., is a pediatric neuropsychologist in New York City and a clinical instructor at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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