Vision Problems in Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

by Lynn F. Hellerstein, OD, FCOVD, FAAO

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) affects a wide variety of people. Individuals with SPD and other different diagnoses or labels may have sensory issues such as sound sensitivity, difficulty screening out background noise, or visual sensitivity to fluorescent lights. SPD can occur in conjunction with autism, dyslexia, atten-
tion-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, speech delay, and learning problems (Temple Grandin, PhD, Sensory Focus Magazine; Spring 2013). Read more here.