Sensory Processing

Bedfordshire Children's Community Health Services

What is Sensory Processing?

This is the ability to feel, understand, tell the difference between and respond appropriately, both physically and emotionally to sensory input from our bodies and the environment. This includes noise, vision, taste, smell, texture and touch.

We receive a great deal of information from our senses. We use this information in many ways to help us understand our body, understand the environment, and successfully interact in the world.

Some children are over responsive or under responsive to sensory inputs, and this can impact on their daily activities. A child can be over responsive in one sensory area and under responsive in another. There are many contributing factors. More information about sensory processing 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Bedfordshire Children's Community Health Services
Telephone
01234 310278 01234 310278
E-mail
ccs.beds.childrens.ot.cdc@nhs.net
Website
https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/.../occupational-therapy
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Where to go

Address
Unit 3, Meadow Park
Meadow Lane
St. Ives
Cambridgeshire
Postcode
PE27 4LG
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Availability

Referral required

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Last Updated

Last updated: 11/11/2021