Impact on Learning
Disordered sensory processing can result in the student:
Naturally, this affects the student’s experience of the classroom and can have a huge impact on their ability to access information and learning.
Possible Impacts on Learning
Your student may:
These are only some of the many possible impacts that sensory processing issues may have on learning. For examples of possible signs of sensory processing issues, click here. If you suspect that your student is experiencing disordered sensory processing, it is important to refer them for assessment by an occupational therapist. As well as assessing the student, the occupational therapist is likely to suggest excellent strategies for assisting the student at school. For information on general strategies which may support students with sensory processing issues, click here.