Highly Sensitive Child Test

The Highly Sensitive Child :  Helping our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them.

Elaine N. Aron Ph.D

Is Your Child Highly Sensitive?

A Parent’s Questionnaire

Please answer each question as best you can.  Answer TRUE if it is true or at least moderately true of your child, or was for a substantial time in the past.  Answer FALSE if it has not been very true of your child, or was never true.

My child…

  1. T              F              startles easily.
  2. T              F              complains about scratchy clothing, seams in socks, or labels against his/her skin.
  3. T              F              doesn’t usually enjoy big surprises.
  4. T              F              learns better from a gentle correction than strong punishment.
  5. T              F              seems to read my mind.
  6. T              F              uses big words for his/her age.
  7. T              F              notices the slightest unusual odor.
  8. T              F              has a clever sense of humor.
  9. T              F              seems very intuitive.
  10. T              F              is hard to get to sleep after an exciting day.
  11. T              F              doesn’t do well with big changes.
  12. T              F              wants to change clothes if wet or sandy.
  13. T              F              asks lots of questions.
  14. T              F              is a perfectionist.
  15. T              F              notices the distress of others.
  16. T              F              prefers quiet play.
  17. T              F              asks deep, thought-provoking questions.
  18. T              F              is very sensitive to pain.
  19. T              F              is bothered by noisy places.
  20. T              F              notices subtleties (something that’s been moved, a change in a person’s                                                              appearance, etc.).
  21. T              F              considers if it is safe before climbing high.
  22. T              F              performs best when strangers aren’t present.
  23. T              F              feels things deeply.

 

 

Scoring:

Advertisements

Give me your feedback

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: