sensory integration dysfunction

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sensory integration dysfunction

n.
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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The results showed significant differences between the groups on 8 out of 10 factors on the SP, including Sensory Seeking, Emotionally Reactive, Low Endurance/Tone, Oral Sensitivity, Inattention/Distractibility, Poor Registration, Fine Motor/Perceptual, and Other.
The factors of the SP that showed the highest reported Definite Differences in the ASD group were Sensory Seeking (60%), Emotionally Reactive (57%), Inattention/Distractibility (56%), Fine Motor/Perceptual (52%) and Oral Sensory Sensitivity (40%).
Sensory seeking behaviors are common in children with ASD.