Sensory Processing Disorder can get in the way of effective listening and using language for some kids. While there are a number of reasons this can happen, one of them is your child is so busy managing their own sensory systems that they don’t have leftover energy to manage listening and speaking.
I know my son would get jumbled up when trying to talk and “stutter” his words as he was trying to form his thoughts. He also had a very difficult time following multiple step directions.
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