Overly sensitive to stimulation, overreacts to or does not like touch, noise, smells, etc.
Easily distracted in the classroom, often out of his/her seat, fidgety.
Easily overwhelmed at the playground, during recess and in class.
Slow to perform tasks.
Difficulty performing or avoids fine motor tasks such as handwriting.
Appears clumsy and stumbles often, slouches in chair.
Slow to learn new activities.
Difficulty learning new motor tasks and prefers sedentary activities.
Difficulty making friends (overly aggressive or passive/ withdrawn).
Confuses similar sounding words, misinterprets questions or requests.
Difficulty reading, especially aloud or simple calculation
Stumbles over words; speech lacks fluency, and rhythm is hesitant.