What is Oral Hyposensitivity Gustatory Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder comes in many shapes and forms. Gustatory Sensory Processing Disorder refers to a heightened or decreased sensitivity to eating or sense of taste. 

10 signs of oral hyposensitivity to look for.

Your child may:

  • Chew on fingers or shirts,
  • Lick objects around them.
  • Chew non-food items,
  • Chew the inside of their cheeks,
  • Bite other people,
  • Prefer crunchy foods,
  • Bites their tongue and lips often,
  • Prefers spicy and intense flavorful foods,
  • Fill their cheeks full of food, 
  • Prefers only very hot or very cold foods,

    Last week I discussed 10 signs of Hypersensitivity Gustatory Sensory Processing Disorder to look for. There are two types of Gustatory Sensory Processing Disorder: Hypersensitivity and Hypersensitivity to oral stimuli.

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