Did you know? Some people with Down syndrome have sensory processing challenges.
Sensory processing challenges are relatively common among individuals with Down syndrome. They can affect how a person with Down syndrome behaves; completes tasks at home, school, or work; and interacts with others. Treatment is highly individualized and can help a person function more smoothly. Occupational therapist Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L provides more information about sensory processing challenges in people with Down syndrome in the article linked here.