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From: Sarah NMU Student
Date: 21 Oct 2008
Time: 13:13:20 -0500
Remote Name: 126.96.36.199
Down's children often have sensory integration issues which results in their inability to calmly receive stimuli from their environment and process it. Often the presence of everyday stimuli can cause over reactions and an inability to regulate their behaviors. Behaviors that can be exhibited include distractibility, extreme need for routine, repetitive behaviors, frustration resulting in tantrums, and reactivity (excitement). Any kind of excitement, positive or negative, can cause more stuttering to emerge.