Reply To: Sensory overload

Penny Williams

Sensory issues, or sensory processing disorder, is common with ADHD. You can be a sensory avoider (as it sounds like fits for you), or a sensory seeker. Here’s a brief online self-test:

[Self-Test] Sensory Processing Disorder in Adults

There are things you can do to accommodate for these instances in life. Here’s more on sensory issues:

My Senses Are in Overdrive — All of the Time

Why You Feel Too Much (and How to Cope)

ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism