FASD Fact #10: Sensory differences are a primary characteristic of FASD
Fact #10: Sensory differences are a primary characteristic of FASD.
Sensory seeking and sensory avoiding behaviors are common. Examples of this are“picky” behavior around food, insensitivity to pain, oversensitivity to noise, or ramping up in response to sensory overload with difficulty calming back down.
Strategies to help: recognize that these sensory differences are REAL.
Change the environment and environmental demands to prevent problems!