Information Processing Issues

Information processing are isĀ when an individual is challenged to effectively use the information the senses have gathered. It is NOT the result of hearing loss, impaired vision, an attention deficit disorder or any kind of intellectual or cognitive deficit.

Some signs someone is having information Processing Issues includes:

Effective strategies include:

  • Slow down, pause as needed when speaking.
  • Encourage the individual to write things down.
  • When speaking only address one idea at a time.
  • Ask the individual to repeat what was discussed and rephrase in their own words.