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Sensory Integration Disorders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensory integration disorder or dysfunction is a neurological disorder that results from the brain's inability to join together certain information received from the body's five basic sensory systems. These sensory systems are responsibile for detecting sights, sounds, smell, tastes, temperatures, pain, and the position and movements of the body.

Research indicates that up to 70% of children who are considered learning disabled by schools have sensory integrative disorders.