Sensory processing disorder (SPD) can make it difficult for kids to function if they become overwhelmed by any or all of the five senses. Itchy tags, scratchy or rough textures, bright lights and loud noises are all common triggers. Even bedwetting can be a trigger, due to the change in temperature and uncomfortable feeling of wetness.
The condition is known to be closely related to Autism, with 80% of Autistic kids also experiencing SPD according to a study in Autism Parenting Magazine. Research also shows that sensory overload and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can also go hand in hand with 40% of kids with ADHD also experiencing SPD.
Even without sensory processing disorder, many children experience hypersensitivity to certain foods, fabrics, or textures.
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“When you are putting on [bedwetting underwear], especially in an area that is delicate in the first place, kids are going to have strong opinions. It’s nice that Goodnites thought about that, and included it as part of their design,” Dr. Sasha Hamdani said in reference to Goodnites’ comfortable, tailored fit.
Caregivers can also buy clothes that are larger, so they aren’t too tight on a child’s skin due to sensory challenges. Goodnites offers more sizes up to XL, fitting up to 140 lbs.
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The main thing to remember is that every child is unique, and some strategies will work better than others. As a parent or caregiver, you know what will work for them better than anyone.