The relationship between sensory defensiveness
, anxiety, depression and perception of pain in adults.
Phenomena such as sensory processing disorder, sensory integration disorder, sensory discrimination disorder, and sensory defensiveness
are noted, and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a label not uncommonly attached to the former terms.
In contrast, Polyvagal Theory (Porges, 2003) and related neurobiologica research suggests that sensory defensiveness
or over-responsivity is brainstem based.
Children with sensory processing difficulties sometimes have heightened awareness or sensory defensiveness
is the child's aversion to certain environment elements, such as sounds, textures, and odors.
Not yet, but now, within the Snoezelen room, we can touch her and treat the Sensory Defensiveness
by adding "brushing" (an approach/protocol developed by P.
Tactile defensiveness is a type of sensory defensiveness
, one aspect of sensory integration dysfunction.
Interventions based on sensory integration theory are explained and include therapist consultation, a sensory diet of specific sensory activities, a comprehensive approach to treating sensory defensiveness
, and the "How Does Your Engine Run?
is classified by Miller, Anzalone, Lane, Cermak, and Osten (2007) as sensory overresponsivity (SOR), described as the individual's responses to sensation as faster, more intense, or more prolonged when compared to individuals with typical responses.
A phenomenological study of sensory defensiveness
Children experiencing regulatory problems frequently exhibit sensory defensiveness
to external stimuli, demonstrate resistance to calming efforts and demonstrate difficulty with eating and sleeping schedules.
One part of James' sensory diet was the implementation of the Wilbarger approach to treating sensory defensiveness
(Wilbarger & Wilbarger, 2002).