Autism Spectrum Disorders include a range of group of developmental brain disorders. "Spectrum" refers to the wide rangen of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairmet, or disability, that children with ASD can have.
Children who are easily distracted, sensitive to light, and oversensitive to normal touching could be hypersensitive. This infographic from a child behavioral issues center in Cincinnati has more information on sensory disorders and their symptoms.
Sensory processing disorder can present in many different ways. This is a helpful image to allow students to see how someone might feel with this disorder. Website provides very useful information for those researching this neurological disorder.
"Note to self: I don't have to take this day all at once, but rather, one step, one breath, one moment at a time. I am only one person. Things will get done when they get done." [with a steaming cup of tea in a red mug and raindrops on a windowpane"]