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6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children

6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children

Does your child have sensitivity issues? If so, you know that seemingly minor irritations can cause significant problems. It can prove challenging to unearth the source of the distress, especially if your child can't communicate what's bothering them. Sensitive Children need accommodations to lessen the unexpected sources of irritation. 6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children With that in mind, the following six items consist of common irritants. These substances and activities can trigger emotional responses in those with heightened sensitivity. The next time you can't decipher why your child is acting out, consider these possibilities. Knowing this information…
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Autism: Public Restrooms and Sensory Issues

Autism: Public Restrooms and Sensory Issues

A major aspect of autism is sensory-based triggers.  My son doesn't notice many things around him. Our youngest daughter, on the other hand, many things can trigger her. Most of the time, it's a change in schedule or routine.   When thinking of possible triggers, public restrooms are a definite trigger for sensory issues. Autism: Public Restrooms and Sensory Issues Today’s random trigger was the automatic flushing toilets at the mall. We don't go to the mall very often this time we decided to go to an outside mall when we got there I decided to take the kids to the…
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