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is sensory processing disorder a disability

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
44 years experience Psychiatry
Dev. disorder: Most kids outgrown these problems as their brain matures.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: In certain circumstances they will "outgrow" sensory issues. Mostly kids and the adults helping them, seek better accommodations for their sensory nee ... Read More

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
OT: Occupational therapy might help
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on the sense: The sensory system needs to function seamlessly with our information processing centers. Depending on the sensory area that is most affected, tips, t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Sensory processing disorder is a complex disorder of the brain that affects developing children and adults. Preliminary research data support decades ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Integration: Sensory processing disorder occurs when signals from our senses (l.E., hearing, seeing) are not properly integrated in the brain. Because sensory inf ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on the sense: Our senses need to function seamlessly with our information processing centers. Psychologists and occupational therapists are qualified to do a senso ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Brain issue: Sensory processing disorder is usually diagnosed/treated by an occupational therapist. Ask your doctor for a referral. Affected children have difficul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Alarcio
32 years experience Pediatric Neurology
OT and neuropsych: A neuropsychologist can diagnose a sensory processing disorder and an occupational therapist and a psychologist usually works with them. There is a ne ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
See neurologist: Although people use the term "sensory processing disorder" in reference to many different kinds of problems, a good place to start would be a behavio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Sensory processing -: Is a vague term, . Alcohol can alter your sensory functions as can many other substances like lsd, marijuana, and ecstacy, opioid pain medication and ... Read More
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