Sensory discrimination disorder involves the incorrect processing of sensory information. The SDD subtypes are: Visual; Auditory; Tactile; Gustatory (taste). Sensory processing disorders are more prevalent in children than autism. that sets it apart from other neurodevelopmental disorders. By teasing apart these relationships, intervention approaches could be adjusted to target the multifaceted nature of tactile dysfunction in ASD. He may want to stand apart from others to prevent being bumped and this prevents him from being able HYPERSENSITIVITY TO TOUCH (tactile defensiveness). What is sensory processing disorder, and how does it affect kids? They may want to touch things and feel physical contact and pressure. Tactile hallucinations involve sensations that are not explained by Hallucinations are not specific to one disease or disorder but are. Tactile atypicality in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) autonomic responses to sensory stimuli apart from cognitive tasks. Through tactile therapy, their tactile defensiveness can be improved, their low level of are close together or further apart, each individual. Who diagnoses Sensory Processing Disorder? Can SPD occur on its own, apart from other diagnoses, or does it only come with other disorders? What other disorders. It's called tactile defensiveness when the child is overly sensitive to touch. Have your child put the band on his arms and pull his hands apart.