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“It’s not tight enough!” One Child’s Experience of Tactile Defensiveness
By: Alison CassRonald,* age five, is an empathetic and hard working child. His parents have taught him love, kindness and compassion. Each day he works harder than most children in my kindergarten class. Ronald comes to school with a smile on his face—and one of heaviest backpacks in our class. His bag is