Helping the highly sensitive child
There are many children incorrectly diagnosed as being either ADHD or as having oppositional defiance disorder who are really just highly sensitive children that are overwhelmed by the rush of sensory input that they’re unable to filter out. I know, I’m one of them. When I’m in a noisy restaurant I can’t block out the background noise, I struggle to hear the people I’m sitting with and I tend to become frustrated and irritable.
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