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I wash my hands a lot at my job and because of this they get rather dry. At some points in the day I cant touch any part of my skin with my hands or it
My verbally gifted son, age 12, has sensory issues, low muscle tone and dyspraxia. He used to have trouble with clothing tags and socks. Now he has trouble
You may well find the person with autism responds very well to visual and kinesthetic info - one reason why story telling with visual aids is so effective.
My grandson refuses to wear socks. He says they make his toes twinkle. We have tried no seam socks, polyester, turning them inside out, etc. He lives
I stopped by a garage sale with my then 6yr old SPD daughter. They had a huge collection of beautiful Barbies, the ones in the special designer collector
My son is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with SPD since he was 6 years. I can deal with virtually every aspect of his disorder apart from his constant
My 10 year old daughter refuses to wet her hands...Will not was them, shower herself or swim... I have to shower hers she keeps her hands above her head..
Is it somewhat common to have so many symptoms? Or do most people typically fall under one or two categories of SPD? There were a ton of symptoms listed
Hi, I am a mother of a 13 year old daughter with PDD NOS. She has severe sensory issues and high anxiety.She's constantly changing one minute she's okay
Over the last few years I have been chasing a diagnosis that can explain why i feel odd or different. I was diagnosed with Cyclothymia which is similar
My son seems to have many of the symptoms, but some contradict each other. For example, he is fearful of heights and unexpected movements, but he is constantly
Hi, i have not looked into any diagnosis of any condition, but web searches keep leading me back to this sensory process disorder. so my son is almost
Well I took the test and got a high score! Hooray for me. First time I have looked onto this dissorder didn't even know it existed. 45 it's old and saw
Hello. Wow. Lots of descriptions and problems/issues here. Well, here is mine. I have a 6.5 year old who will be entering 1st grade in a few weeks. He
My son is 3 years old. We've been seeing an OT for 4 months with not a lot of progress, which is understandable. My son will eat chips, crackers, cookies,
I am special educator and deal with a 3 years old boy with down syndrome, who is pulling others hair. Though I understand that the child is hypo-senstive
My son is 4 years old and starting school soon. I have had concerns on and off over the years and keep coming back to this checklist. I came back to it
As I am a caregiver I cannot release name age or location, but I need help, I have an adult female consumer that I serve and one of her biggest target
My 7 year old is now into her 4th year of not wearing underwear. When she was 3 she started being very odd about wearing socks. It started off not the
Would really like to find a treatment for this horrible disorder.
I was diagnosed as a child. My mother went through a lot to get me services and I managed to adapt fairly well. I went through a lot of OT and PT. We moved
My son is 4 1/2 years old. He has severe global Apraxia as well as SPD. We have always been able to figure out what he has been seeking with the help of
I'm pretty sure I have SPD, or if not, I am at least a highly sensitive person, as I can relate to a lot of the symptoms described and have all my life
I believe my husband is still suffering from some dramatic childhood experience that made him turn overnight from a well behaved 5-6 year old child to
My grandson might have SPD. I have noticed these symptoms 1. he is constantly jumping. 2. he is a very picky eater 3. he has tantrums and hits and
Hi My friend's little boy has just turned 2. He was delivered by c section 2 weeks early as he wasn't growing. Was 5lb when born. He only eats certain
I am in tears right now, relief and exhaustion. I have recently realised that my twelve year old is on the autistic spectrum ( still waiting for consultation,
What is the difference between SPD and Autism, in lay mans terms? Does one impact a different part of the brain than the other? Is it correct to refer
YEP... All my life... I HAVE BEEN SENSITIVE TO MOST SENSORY INPUT I wear sunglasses a lot,because my eyes are so sensitive to light and flickering. I
I am just finding out about this. Please excuse the language - I am not a native English speaker. I've been diagnosed with AD(H)S. I also had other typical
I originally came to this site and just made this comment on somebody else's texture blog, but I figured, why not make my own blog and see how many people
My daughter has been getting increasingly particular about many things, but one that stands out as very odd and quite concerning since next year she will
I have a 35 yr old daughter with an unnamed developmental disability who at times exhibits significant challenging behaviors that appear related to SPD.
ever since I can remember, whenever I submerge my hands (and it does seem to specifically revolve around my hands) in cold water I am overcome with an
List of things I have texture issues with: (i.e. makes me cringe or gag at the touch/feel) -Suede and fake suede -rigged cement -spackled walls -anything
I have 3 daughters & I think my eldest (aged 14) & my youngest (aged 10) may have SPD.. Both girls only tick some of the indicators & different ones. I
Judgmental family and friends are talking behind our backs, saying that all of my son's eating resistance was caused by our decision to delay introductions
My nearly 4 yr old boy keeps putting hair in his mouth, doesn't matter where he gets it from weather it be off the floor, hair brush or he has been known
My three years old son yelling and screaming and he is not engaging with other kids but he can remember all past things and he can count 1-20 and also
I have a partner he has a 5 year old son. This child has never touched proper food in his life. This child only gets fed 2 big slabs of chocolate a day
Thank you everyone for your stories, I know now I'm not alone on this. My daughter started a pre-k program back in August and we struggled until January
I am not sure what to think but I did the checklist and my granddaughter seems to be under numerous ones. She does not like her hair combed or brushed,
My 3 year old has constant tantrums, heartbreaking, hugely distressing, over everything and anything. My husband won't accept that there is anything wrong.
I am attempting to communicate with our pediatrician our 2 1/2yr old son's struggle. So there is no consistency with it but he is sooooo impulsive and
My three years old kid has been diagnosed as autistic. He does not eat anything except taking milk. Whenever I try to feed him, he cries and runs away.
when i was a baby i went through a stage where my neck in my shirts had to have elastic in it. i felt safe. as i got older, my socks had to be just so.
My six year old daughter has MAJOR clothing sensitivity's. So bad that this morning she literally tried on every pair of underwear and pants that we own
I never knew there was such a thing but ever since I was a child I hated wearing underwear and I remember my mother used to beat me before she would catch
Hi im a 24/7, on duty grandmother and guardian of my beautiful smart lil granddaughter. shes 5yrs old who has autism, non verbal severe sensory processing