Hyposensitive (less reactive)
Potential signsPotential impactStrategies to assist with learning
Lack of reaction to painful experiencesDifficulty developing fine motor skills, self-help skills and playThe messy and explorative play strategies above can be appropriate
Difficulty manipulating tools and toysChildren or young people may also struggle with grading pressure and can be over forceful at times or appear to have weak muscles. They may get tired more quickly during writing tasksIn addition, using vibration equipment and proprioceptive strategies can assist in improving tactile discrimination
Feely boards can be useful