Tag: sensory motor integration

Sensory Motor Integration Dysfunction/ Sensory Processing Disorder

What are the signs and symptoms of Sensory Motor Integration Dysfunction or Sensory Processing Disorder? Child displays the following signs and symptoms: behaviour issues: distractible, withdrawing when touched, avoid certain textures, clothes, foods fearful reaction to ordinary movement activities, like playground play sensitive to loud noise may feel nausea and/or disorientation when they move, when their feet leave the ground,…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Did You Know? Many children are misdiagnosed as having ASD or go undetected when co-existing root learning difficulties are ignored as LDs are viewed rigidly in categories or isolated labels only. Generally, sensory motor integration dysfunction and/ or combined with auditory processing (processing sounds) and/ or visual processing with social communication difficulties may be mistaken as autism. Sensory Motor Integration…

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Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder [AD(H)D]

Did You Know?   Many children are misdiagnosed as having ADD/ ADHD when their root difficulties go unnoticed or excluded under categorical/ label-focused assessment. Generally, sensory motor integration combined with auditory processing (processing sounds) difficulties may manifest symptoms that look like ADD/ ADHD.         Sensory Motor Integration (SMI) + Auditory Processing (AP) Difficulties = May be misled to ADD/ ADHD + wrong drug…

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