06/25/2014 04:43 pm ET Updated Jun 25, 2014

Is 'Sensory Processing Disorder' A Real Medical Condition?

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Jacob Trigg was barely three years old when his mother, Pamela, began to notice he was not quite like other boys. While his classmates ran amok in preschool, he would find a quiet corner and sit by himself. At the age of four, he begged to leave restaurants, refused to play sports, and showed little interest in making friends. It took several adults to hold him down for a haircut.

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