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So my mom originally got one for my sister because she couldn't sleep without her cat laying on her. She decided to get me one too just in case. When I
My 3 year old recently had a visit to a Neurologist and it was spent 1 hour in the waiting room, 30 more in the Doctor's office alone, and 8 minutes with
So my son is almost 17 months and he has always been diff. from other babies/children and I have not the only person to see this. I have never heard of
I've dealt with hyper sensory my whole life. I've seen many doctors seeking help and understanding for what I'm going through! Encountering complete disbelief
My 4 year old daughter has been diagnosed with SPD, and the diagnosis seems to really fit well. The biggest thing that concerns me is that she has major
Basically when I touch certain materials like velcro, the material used to make hi-vis vests, velvet, or any of the material on those touch and feel kids
Have your child try frozen foods, peas, waffles, blueberries. This may be more successful because of the cold food. The sucking aspect of the frozen foods
I am a principal of a Preschool in South Africa. I have an immigrant family who's child has just been diagnosed with autism. They do not understand the
I am definitely sensory under responsive. I went through a lot of the posts, and didn't see anyone write about this. However, I have learned and can see
I know that I for sure have this, I have almost all of the hypersensitivity symptoms. My parents say that I've had some of these symptoms since I was a
Is SPD considered a Developmental Disability like Autism is?
I'm 26 years old and living in an apartment with a roommate. Most of the time, I can deal with the constant noise and clutter, since I was raised in worse
Hi, I am 27 years old and feel like I just found the answer to SO many issues I've had and continue to have when I found out what SPD was. I was completely
I had no sensory issues as a child. At age 49 I started having problems with my fingertips and textures. Textures would cause extreme pain. Then it started
I'm 14, and I can't stand the feel of different textures, I can't even eat an ice block or whip my noes with a tissue because of the feeling, just the
DS is 4.5 and still using diapers. He has asked several times to sit on the potty, stand in front of the potty, asking to pee. But he will never go.
When our son was born, he never slept like most babies. He slept through the night early, at just 6 weeks, but from about 6AM until about 11PM he never
I am a 34 year old mom of 4 kids. I have 3 boys & one girl. My daughter who is 4 years old, always from the time of her birth had an issue with clothes
My son has not had a lot of these symptoms until he was 71/2.. Can this show up suddenly? He is in counseling now and I am told he is a highly sensitive
Please don't think that self-esteem problems are inevitable. My proprioception is atrocious, but my parents always accepted me and taught me that I'm just
My baby now two and a half had a very traumatic birth and now has oral textile and maybe more spds. I have heard from others that either stopped breathing
If you/your child write(s) too darkly and break(s)/ruin(s) pens and pencils, and you/your child hate(s) light touch, the two could be related! After
my son is aware he is struggling and is 12. the school says that on a daily basis he is holding his finger in his nose and when he is trying to think
I'm an adult with very strong sensitivities to certain sounds, and I struggle with managing it on a daily basis. I don't know if it is considered SPD
I had my beautiful daughter when I was 40, my first child ever. I was excited. I, in the past, have been around children, I have 4 nephews, 2 of them
My 7 year old son who is a preterm by birth ans was born on the 25th week..When he started going to kindergarten i am getting complaints from the teacher
my son has had issues with shoes socks and labels on the back of his clothes, his dad died to suicide when he was a baby so I have been hyper sensitive
I've taken the quiz, and I found I fit a variety of the symptoms, but I'm incredibly frustrated in that I don't know how to interpret the results. There's
Hi. I am nearly 21 years old and I am convinced I have SPD due to a number of things. My question is this to any adult with this disorder- Do you have
Since at least my teens (I am now in my 40s) I have had PTSD-like episodes where I become non-functional for a couple of days after a meltdown, sometimes
My son is 6 yrs old with Autism. When he is happy, excited, mad, sad, he bites his hand. Basically, when his sense's overload, he bites himself. It has
Hi All. My 5 1/2 year old daughter still uses her suckie/pacifier. When she turned 4 we attempted to take it away from her, but weaning her off by limiting
Is there a connection between night terrors and SPD?
My name is Denise and I have a 6-yr-old daughter in first grade who, for quite some time, has exhibited signs and symptoms which have been troubling. When
Hi! My son is now 5 years old and was diagnosed with apraxia of speech about 2 years ago. My son has attended speech therapy for his speech which has improved
I recall the days when my son received early intervention services at our area pediatric therapy center. One evening a week, while I waited for my son,
I'm 22, was diagnosed with depression five years ago. My psychiatrists wondered if the diagnosis was correct but to this day I haven't got any other diagnoses,
Hi, after arriving home yesterday I was unwell...I had to be sick, I knew this was down to there just being to much physical information for me to take
It's not all bad. I don't use a timer when I bake. I can always tell the exact moment to pull something out of the oven based on the smell: bread,cookies,
I care for my 21 yr old daughter with lf autism. She suffers from severe persistent constipation and it's difficult to get her to take medicine. Recently
My five year old was diagnosed with ADHD. Lately he started getting worst. In addition to always behaving hyper, he started laughing when bad things happen,
My 6 year old has oral hyposensitivity. We have done x-Rays and her throat function is fine. No one seems to think this is a problem. The ENT said she
I have a meeting at my daughter's school next week with her teacher and the OT. I want to request OT services for her. She is 8. She was diagnosed with
Hello out there, well I've been having trouble figuring out just what it is that my daughter is going through. She almost stopped making developmental
Before I even knew anything about vestibular issues, and when teachers were still trying to bully me into giving my child medication for ADD...I just thought
I was diagnosed as a child with ADHD.I have a son with Aspergers also.I am undiagnosed other than the ADHD but I have problems with anger outbursts due
My son seems to go into complete shutdown mode when faced with new or crowded experiences. i.e. at the zoo, at large family parties, at the Chicago air
I have 3 grandchildren who have SPD. the one child will run off in Walmart. She will run out of her house crossing the street not looking for traffic and
I'm 25, almost 26, and I'm just finding out about SPD. I've been seeing a therapist for social anxiety and depression for a while now, and in our session