By: Integrated Learning Strategies
Proprioceptive Dysfunction Causes Sensory Seeking and Sensory Avoiding Behavior Sensory Integration refers to the process of receiving and responding to incoming information. Our bodies have a proprioceptive sense that helps us become aware of where we are in relation to our surroundings. Without adequate proprioception, you would have a hard time getting in or out of an automobile or walking down stairs.
Proprioceptive Sensory Seeking Behaviors – Often plays too rough, sometimes hurting self or others – Prefers to wear tight clothes – Under registering of touch or pain – Seeks extremes in play (i.e., climbing too high) – Enjoys loud noises – Touches everyone and everything often with extreme pressure