Sensory processing disorder

    1 in 20 children is affected by Sensory Processing Disorder – which severely impacts how they interact with people and their environment. The disorder is not yet part of the diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association, but it is widely recognized by doctors and healthcare providers. A study at Temple University recently investigated the effectiveness of occupational therapy as treatment. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports.

    1 in 20 children is affected by Sensory Processing Disorder – which severely impacts how they interact with people and their environment. The disorder is not yet part of the diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association, but it is widely recognized by doctors and healthcare providers. A study at Temple University recently investigated the effectiveness of occupational therapy as treatment. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports.

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