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Identifying Sensory Needs in Children with Autism

Monday, February 11. 2019

Many children with autism have unique sensory needs. Children on the autism spectrum may be hypersensitive or hyposensitive to certain sensory experiences, leading them to seek out or avoid those sensations. These sensory preferences manifest in anxiety and meltdowns, repetitive motions, and other atypical behaviors.

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