If more than a few of these symptoms describe your child, talk to your pediatrician about a referral for further evaluation with a St. Louis Children’s Hospital Occupational Therapist.

Infants and toddlers

____ Problems eating or sleeping

____ Refuses to go to anyone but me

____ Irritable when being dressed; uncomfortable in clothes

____ Rarely plays with toys

____ Resists cuddling, arches away when held

____ Cannot calm self

____ Floppy or stiff body, motor delays


____ Over-sensitive to touch, noises, smells, other people

____ Difficulty making friends

____ Difficulty dressing, eating, sleeping, and/or toilet training

____ Clumsy; poor motor skills; weak

____ In constant motion; in everyone else's face and space

____ Frequent or long temper tantrums


____ Over-sensitive to touch, noise, smells, other people

____ Easily distracted, fidgety, craves movement; aggressive

____ Easily overwhelmed

____ Difficulty with handwriting or motor activities

____ Difficulty making friends

____ Unaware of pain and/or other people


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