One of the most common questions I get asked about is if children can have mixed thresholds, meaning seek some sensory input and be sensitive to others. The answer is yes! A child can have a whole grab-bag of surprises when it comes to sensory profiles and sensory processing challenges. Listen to the episode to find out more. [continue reading]
A person with a mixed sensory threshold is someone who doesn’t respond consistently to sensory input in one specific way. For example, they may over respond to sound, but under-respond (and maybe even seek) other inputs, like touch and movement.