Neurodivergent Sensory Needs & Adaptations

When you discover that you might be neurodivergent, one of the first things that you might learnabout is sensory needs or your “sensory profile.” As defined in my previous blog onneurodivergent vocabulary, your sensory profile includes the 5 senses (seeing, hearing, touch,smell, taste) as well as vestibular (balance and movement), proprioception (body awareness andpressure), and …

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Sensory Processing and Autism

Autism is a neurodivergent condition that heightens a person’s sensitivity to the world around them. Each autistic individual has a distinct brain, and their sensory processing experiences vary. However, a shared characteristic among autistic people is their distinctive sensory processing. Let’s discuss how sensory processing aligns with autism across the five sensory systems. The five …

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