The results indicated the following:
- preferences for expected, predictable and controllable sensory input
- unexpected, unpredictable and uncontrollable sensations were perceived as unpleasant
- a heightened awareness of and difficulty filtering extraneous sensory input, high levels of movement seeking and an over-focus on salient sensory input were also described
- strategies used to manage sensory challenges included avoiding, increasing predictability and control and meta-cognitive adaptations.
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