sensory integration dysfunction

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sensory integration dysfunction

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A neurological disorder characterized by disruption in the processing and organization of sensory information by the central nervous system, characterized by impaired sensitivity to sensory input, motor control problems, unusually high or low activity levels, and emotional instability.
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This study did not obtain details of the types of activities recommended for the Sensory Diet because it was not in the aims of the research; however, this should be included in a large scale study and the Sensory Diet should not commence prior to administration of the pretest measures.
A sensory diet is a planned activity programme designed to meet a child's individual sensory needs throughout the day, enabling them to regulate their attention and therefore consistently engage in daily activities (Nackley, 2001).
The perfect room will have a variety of awesome unique equipment to match the individual's sensory diet and to accommodate the individual's needs for seating preferences and comfort level.