[Self-Test] Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in Adults. Your aversion to itchy fabrics, scented candles, and crowds could be a sign of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Take this self-test to better understand daily SPD symptoms, and take the results to an occupational therapist trained in sensory integration and ADHD.Author: ADHD Editorial Board. Please use this adult SPD checklist as a guide only. This is NOT meant to officially diagnose Sensory Processing Disorder. It should be used ONLY to indicate the "red flags" that may warrant attention; i.e., further observation, evaluation and/or treatment.
This fact sheet from AOTA shares occupational therapy interventions with sensory integration approaches for adults. Another fact sheet from AOTA, this link addresses sensory integration and sensory processing disorder across the lifespan. This is a neurotypical’s guide to adults with sensory processing disorder. Nov 11, 2018 · Rachel S. Schneider, M.A, MHC is a mental health counselor and proud Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) adult. She was diagnosed with SPD in 2010 at age 27 and since then has advocated for adults with her neurological condition through her writing and related outreach projects.
May 01, 2012 · Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. Formerly referred to as sensory integration.