Often people with additional needs will have a different sensory perception of the world. They may experience things in a diffferent way from those around them. Understanding these differences can help with finding solutions and strategies to make their lives easier and less stressful.
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Many people with special needs will bite or chew, especially those on the Autistic spectrum. There may be a range of reasons for this such as frustration, stress, anxiety, the desire to communicate or the need for sensory stimulation.
Many people find it difficult to process the sensory information they receive. Any of the senses; Sight, Hearing, Smell, Taste and Touch (external senses) can be hyper-(over) or hypo-(under) sensitive.
Adaptive clothing can make a great difference to families with a child or relative with special needs. The right type of clothing or underwear can make the day to day care of someone with special needs easier and less stressful for carers. It can also improve the comfort and wellbeing of the user.