Participate in a fun research study!
We are looking for typically developing children and children diagnosed with SPD between the ages of 6 and 17 to participate in a fun brainwaves study as a complete screener.
If you would like to complete the screening questions via the internet, please click on box below
The study is being conducted at the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation in Greenwood Village, CO.
The goal of this study is to understand how the brain processes sensory stimuli in typically developing children and children with sensory processing disorder.
EEG stands for electroencephalography and is a simple, painless way for us to observe the brainís processes. A cap with 32 sensors is worn while your child watches a video or plays a simple computer game. A small amount of gel is applied to the childís head to help the sensors pick up a signal. The gel will be removed with a washcloth before you child leaves. Any remaining gel will come off easily the next time your childís hair is washed.
You will receive a $40 Target gift card for your participation.* $40 upon completion of the full study. Call for details.
Plus, you and your child will get to see what their brain waves look like! How cool is that?
Studies indicate that 1 in 20 children experiences symptoms of SPD that are significant enough to affect their ability to participate in everyday life.
Sensory Processing Disorder is a neurological disorder causing difficulties with taking in, processing and responding to sensory information about the environment and from within oneís own body. Sensory signals are misinterpreted by the brain and inappropriate responses result.
For most children, processing what they see, hear, and feel is automatic and does not disrupt their thoughts or behavior. But for some children, this process of combining information from the various senses (sight, touch, and hearing), creates problems. Sensory integration difficulties can be associated with poor social interaction, self-regulation, and self-esteem.
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