Age 6 Development – Sensory Processing
Sensory Processing (or also known as Integration) is the effective recording (and proper interpretation) of sensory input from the environment (including the person himself). It is the way the brain receives, organizes, and responds to sensory input in order to behave in a meaningful and consistent way.
- Uses letters and numbers correctly.
- Recognizes other people’s perspectives.
- It captures your attention for a longer period of time.
- Becomes willing to take on more responsibilities (eg chores).
- Understands the concept of space.
- He understands what money is.
- It tells the time.
- Says the months and the days of the week in order.
- enjoys reading by himself
Possible Situations Encountered When It Doesn’t Progress
- Socialization may be difficult.
- There may be poor attention and concentration.
- May have difficulty following directions at home or school.
- May have difficulty retelling events.
- May have difficulty expressing thoughts and ideas verbally and in writing.
- May have difficulty answering questions correctly.
- May have trouble consuming foods with different ingredients (e.g. being picky about food)