What is Sensory Processing Disorder

An Illustrated Guide for Parents

Sensory regulation is the process of balancing one’s energy, attention and emotions in order to achieve an even state of calmness and alertness for the child for optimal functioning. Sensory processing disorder can result in behavior problems, inattention, and an inability to interact with peers appropriately in a group setting.

Sensory Processing Disorder - Chicago OT

Sensory Processing Disorder describes the improper regulation of sensory systems such as auditory, visual, touch, movement, body position, and oral processing.