Flight Fight & Freeze 
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When a child is overwhelmed by sensory input their reactions may be Fight, Flight and Freeze!

 


When a child is overwhelmed by sensory input their reactions may be:

Fight - anger, irritability, tantrums and rage

Flight - panic, running away isolation or withdrawn

Freeze - where a child is frustrated and overwhelmed that the child can not speak or move











DISCLAIMER: I am not an Occupational Therapist. I am an adult who has Sensory Processing Disorder, a sensory parent and a Grandma. The information on this website is not medical advice and does not replace the information that your child's therapists gives you. These are just ideas and information that I have learned myself over the years of being a parent and an adult living with SPD. If you are concerned for your child, please always seek medical attention through a family doctor, pediatrician or therapist. This website is for informational purposes only. Each child is different and what works for one child may not for another. Please always consult with a professional.