My 6 yr old loves to run and that is affecting her friendships

Hi,


My 6 yr old daughter was diagnosed with SPD when she was 4 yrs old. Since then, we have undergone intensive OT and she has come a loooooong way. She is doing well in school. But during recess or when I take her to the playground, I find her body wanting to run a lot. She wants to run, spin or get some sort of movement. This is interfering with her ability to make friends because she keeps running away (when she runs her whole body gets excited and kind of stiff). What is really happening and what can I do to help?

Thanks!

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Jul 08, 2012
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Trampolines are great
by: Anonymous

Have you tried a trampoline? That would give her the movement and exercise her body craves but allow friends to jump with her not just try to keep up!
Good luck!

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