Touch Oversensitivity (2C)
Students with touch oversensitivity experience tactile sensations differently. They may avoid touching or being touched by others, be sensitive to certain textures or substances and ask to be excused from activities involving touchingunknown substances or that would require them to physically interact with others.
- Do you have sensitivity to any particular materials or substances?
- Do you experience pain when touching or being touched by clothing, chair fabric, etc?
- Do you startle easily if someone touches you?
- What accommodations or strategies have been effective in the past?
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