Potential signsPotential impactStrategies to assist with learning
Dislike of noisy environmentsUnable to concentratePlease make sure that the child's hearing has been checked by a relevant medical professional
Complaining that noise is painfulImpacts upon engagement with activities that involve high levels of noiseEar plugs / ear defenders / headphones (should only be worn for 30-40 minutes at a time)
Difficulty filtering out general background noiseNegative responses to unpredicted noiseConsider positioning in class
Fear of certain environmentsGive warning of predicted noise if possible
Flight/fight type reactions seen in noisy environmentsReducing overall noise levels
Quiet areas for concentrated work
Proprioceptive input can be calming and can dampen some of these sensitivities