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Occupational therapy, more commonly associated with assisting the elderly or equipment prescription after an accident or injury, is a little known gold mine of help for children.
I'm 50 years old and finally it all makes sense! My whole life I have wondered what was wrong with me...am I crazy? Am I normal? What's wrong with me?!
Sensory Integration Dysfunction through the Maximized Living cellular detoxification protocols
Great teacher resources for gaining insight into, and understanding, the world of children with sensory processing disorders. What every teacher should know!
When one person's physical reflexes are not fast or well co-ordinated (e.g. must take a second to prepare the body before stepping onto the escalator so
Related online Autism resources for professionals, parents, and families of children with Autism.
Ok my son is about to be 2 yrs old I was the happiest mommy alive when I had him I still am but with many stresses everyday is a new battle. I have gone
I am a grandfather of a 6 year old boy with SPD. I am trying to help my daughter-in-law and son in how to approach relatives and close friends about
I fall, stumble and loss balance frequently. I tested positive in Romberg after closing eyes and falling backwards or to right side, as well when in
My daughter has been diagnosed with OCD. She likes to know that things are just right and this involves mostly her clothing, hair, etc. She doesn't like
Hi there, My 11 year old with high functioning autism, OCD, SPD and ADHD has been put on fluoxetine and at first it was amazing. Prior to it refused
Looking for a thorough, concise summary of the variety of sensory defensiveness and what to do about it?
If someone knows you have this disorder or at least they know you don't like to hear them whistle, yet they make it a point of whistling outside whenever
My husband has a child from a previous relationship who has been diagnosed with SPD. We have an almost 3 year old together and I'm wondering if I'm suppose
Did you know that almost every child with SPD will also have an auditory or visual processing disorder. Here you will come to understand why and know how to help.
Our 4.5 year old son has some of the signs of spd. He likes his hands clean, doesn't like being rushed, has trouble with socks and shoes, obsesses over
Do kids with SPD have difficulty showing empathy?
Ideas and benefits of using a body sock for individuals with sensory processing disorders to increase body awareness, proprioceptive input, and help tactile defensiveness or sensory overload.
My 5 year old daughter has been struggling with genital sensitivity for quite some time now. It is getting more noticeable now that she is wearing bathing
My son is 2 1/2 years old. He is mostly happy and energetic but he can't be too active without getting tired or throwing up. He looks like a healthy boy,
My one year old grandson will gag and be sick when touching a certain ball, and now every week there seems to be something else that makes him sick when
My 6 year old son was diagnosed with SID at the age of 3. We have been in OT since and he is now considered a boarderline case. He recently started licking
I can wear shorts, jeans, dress pants (if made of cotton), but I absolutely CANNOT wear a skirt or dress. For one thing, if they're slim cut, a person
I am currently 15 years old. Ever since I was around the age of 4, I have had clothing problems. It got worse when I was 8. I would go around the house
Has anyone found a solution to their child's seat belt issues? My daughter (7) screams when using one. Therapists, OT, brushing, soft this or that, distractions
Has academic research been done on the effects of whistling in the work place and in public spaces?
My autistic son is 10yrs old and also has SPD. He has motor instability. How can he be treated? what exercise or activities are good for him?
I was diagnosed with SPD when I was 11 and I think I found a cure that works for me. I am now 27 and have no interfering issues relating to SPD as I did
Please help. my lovely daughter has spd and she is six years old. she has weekly ot but as I sit here tonight I feel I cannot take much more and neither
I have a friend with a 4.5 year old that i think has spd, i started doing research in order to find her some help for his behavioral issues, he tried to
Our 17-year-old son was found to have SID in 2002 by the sister of a friend who is an OT (we'd taken him to three behavioral specialists prior to this
Hi, my 3 yr old son got diagnosed with autism. Since then he has had early intervention for speech and they had him in aba which worked tremendously.
Attention deficit disorder symptoms are different in boys and girls, and girls tend to be inattentive, whereas boys tend to be hyperactive
Answers to a question submitted by a mom of an Sensory Processing Disorder teen.
I have a family member newly diagnosed with SPD. I am a certified massage therapist, and was told by his occupational therapist that massage would be beneficial
My 4 year old boy has a huge uncontrollable meltdown over his shoes every morning when I try to put them on. He had velcro shoes which were too loose
Hello all. I have a 6 year old that has SPD, OCD, APD and Anxiety. She has a great OT, but the process is so slow with addressing her anxiety issues.
Daniella Paesano is to trek 26 miles as part of the Kilt Walk from St Andrews to Monifieth in the hope of funding a sensory garden at Carlogie Primary School — which her five-year-old son Matteo attends.
Matteo suffers from sensory processing disorder (SPD) and her experience caring for him has led the service adviser at John Clark Motor Group to launch the fundraiser.
My mother sent me info on spd and I really think that's what is up with my son. My big question is, can he has mostly traits for the hyposensitivity
How do people get treatment for this? My daughter was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder. She is 8. She does very well academically, and when
My 3.4 daughter has been diagnosed with severe autism although to be honest i dont agree with this diagnosis as although she dont talk and little interaction
I have a 10 year old son who was diagnosed with SPD and ADHD when he was 4. Celebrating Mother's Day hurts me. There always seems to be an issue that
Do you want to learn more about the research associated with Sensory Processing Disorder?Please join us as Lisa Porter, MOT,OTR/L, shares what the neurological and other physiological evidence says about the existence of, and treatment for, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).
my granddaughter had tubes in both ears when she was 5 yrs old. after years (she is now 22) all the tubes have come out .she has had 3 tubes in her right
My grandchild reverts back to behaviors we thought were non existent after therapy and a long road of working with him. When he gets any kind of illness,
My son 7 was a very picky eater. I was recommended by a mother to try a zinc supplement. After about 6 weeks we noticed a vast improvement in the foods
Is going to a chiropractor helpful?
When I was a child they just called me a spaz. Because I was. I'm so glad that there are resources now to help my kids deal.
I have a son with Sensory processing disorder and started the brushing program last year, we did the initial program and brushed regularly. Initially