Tactile perception

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Tactile perception is your sense of touch, including how hard or soft a surface is, and temperature.

Tactile hypersensitivity[edit]


  • It's OK to cut all the labels off your clothes and stuffed toy animals (they don't mind)
  • It's also OK to wear comfortable clothes
  • When you visit the dentist, try asking them if they can please warm the jet of cleaning water

Tactile hyposensitivity[edit]


Please share your own!

Touch-based stims[edit]

  • Rubbing a soft fabric, such as a blanket

See also: stims

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