What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

This is a big question for many people. Even those who have spent years treating patients for SPD still don’t always have an easy time defining the disability. Why is this? Well, in reality, the disorder is actually fairly specific, but because it affects a person’s senses, and people use their senses for literally everything in their life, this ‘specific’ problem ends up affecting a person in a very large number of ways.

We can’t say that we have all the answers, but we have a pretty good idea of what is going on in the heads of people with SPD. Many of those answers we have chosen to share with you right here, in the “What Is SPD?” section of our site.

Here’s what you can expect to find in this section: