Patricia Wilbarger

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This article describes the experiences of five adults who are defensive toward sensations of touch, movement, vision, smell, sound, and taste that most people consider harmless. It also describes the strategies that they use when they perceive environmental stimuli to be aversive. These coping strategies are avoidance, predictability, mental preparation,(More)
Parents, educators and caregivers may find this workshop valuable in understanding the children they care for and are not discouraged from attending. However, some of the course material presented may be considered advanced in content.
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