- Super-soft clothes. If your child can’t tolerate stiff or scratchy fabrics, pay close attention to details.
- Natural materials.
- Clothing without tags and seams.
- Clothes without tricky fasteners.
- Clothes that don’t bunch up.
- Heavy clothing.
What helps with sensory issues in adults?
Adults who are struggling with SPD should work with an occupational therapist. The therapist may be able to help them learn new reactions to stimuli. This can lead to changes in how they deal with certain situations. And that may lead to an improved lifestyle.
How do you deal with sensory overload in adults at home?
Many people can manage episodes of sensory overload with specific techniques and home care. Individuals can try: keeping a diary of signs, symptoms, and triggers of sensory overload. avoiding the triggers of sensory overloads, such as loud concerts or events with flashing lights, where possible.
What is clothing sensitivity?
Clothing sensitivity is often due to a child having tactile defensiveness. Tactile meaning the sense of touch; defensiveness meaning to react negatively toward the stimulus. Children who have a tactile defensiveness to clothing demonstrate a pattern of observable behaviour and emotion-based responses to clothing.