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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

(Also known as sensory information dysfunction or SI)

With more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing cooling garments, we hear from many individuals on how our cooling products have helped them manage their heat intolerance and enhance their quality of life.

Heat Related Issues with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), formerly known as sensory information dysfunction or SI, can cause a range of issues in daily life. Everyone can occasionally have trouble interpreting sensory information, but for children with SPD, it is a chronic and serious issue. Heat sensitivity and processing disorders often go hand in hand.

SPD has a lot to do with how the body responds to external stimulus. That means that a sensory processing disorder and temperature regulation might be in conflict. Add SPD and heat, and a child might overheat more quickly or take too long to start sweating. Physical discomfort translates almost immediately into emotional distress. To avoid dealing with a sensory meltdown, it is best to take proactive steps to help your child with temperature sensitivity. Source: Brain Balance

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