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What is ur advice for a 17 yr old girl who has been going to school but yet had no toilet training,n np other adls that can be done by her? Parents are
Does anyone have any Ideas to help me help my 3.5 year old Grandson that Has SPD to stop throwing everything? We have custody of him and his little brother
If your child is seen by either a physical, occupational or speech therapist; how often do you ask that therapist the following questions: 1) Why are you
My son 4 years old.I am noticing that he is LICKING everything! We are all yelling at him to stop, that the floor is dirty and yucky.
Not until I found this website did I hear of any other parents whose children waited so long to eat solid food. My second-born gagged on anything that
Use weighted blankets to calm and relax those high energy kids or to calm children/adults with sensory processing disorders
I'm an adult with SPD (not diagnosed yet, but I'm sure I have it) and I recently made my own weighted blanket. What a difference some weight can make,
I'm a 51 year old male that has always had trouble with sensory overload -- i.e tags in clothes, wind blowing on bare skin, clothing textures (can wear
The hypersensitivity to touch section was me to a Tee. My mom always tells me about how I hated socks. Before I met my very tactile husband, I didn't
Doctor's E-book Informs Parents About Vaccine Side Effects, The Link To Autism, Swine Flu Scam & More. Ends The Confusion On Whether Or Not To Vaccinate. Many Doctor Testimonials
Brainworks Is The Premier Sensory Diet Creation Tool. Sensory Diets Are Designed Primarily For Those With Autism And Other Sensory Processing Disorders.
Throughout my son's life he has always had deep emotions. He always seemed to feel things a lot more than others. He would get angry at injustices, cry
Children with autism seem to learn best when the instructional material is presented in visual form.
The REAL stories of SPD families are not usually glamorous. Come find out about the struggles of this SPD family... Mikey's SPD Journey. Can you relate?
Moon shoes and anti-gravity boots are the perfect safe and effective answer for the proprioceptive input your child needs and craves. Give your child the bouncing input they need!
Story would be long one... However, want to clarify your position on what is my understanding and EXPERIENCE --- Namely that there IS a difference between
Give your toddler a thrill of a ride with this Music In Motion Roller Coaster. Children with sensory processing disorders, or without, need to integrate and tolerate vestibular movement experiences.
Unwind and relax with soothing sounds of a nature sound machine
My son was born two months early weighing only in the 2 pounds range. He has had two eye surgeries for eyes sticking and having strabismus and other
My daughter is 9 and I am having a horrible time trying to find her new underwear, I don't know how many packs I have gone through. She is down to one
Want to know how to help your child with oral defensiveness tolerate dentist visits better? Then you don't want to miss these specific techniques!
Having trouble finding an OT? Below you will find a links to ALL Occupational Therapy Associations for every US state. This is a GREAT place to start.
Does anyone have ideas around this habit?
Finally, realistic, practical picky eaters solutions for you, your child, and your family.You don't want to miss this one!
I work with an individual who is autistic. The individual goes to a Day Supports facility. Her textures are the last thing she does before going home.
Hi, I am a teenager and I have always struggled with certain emotional issues. I came upon this website when I was trying to figure out why I am so sensitive
My daughter is often very close to my face while talking (if she's eating she will be spitting food while she's doing it), she pokes my face, she squeezes
I have been on a very confusing journey with my Alexander. He is the sweetest boy, but there are some things he just won't do. I took him to an early intervention
Destry Maycock, a social worker with 11 years experience helping families, shares ten wonderful, specific picky eater tips that truly work.
Every child loves play tunnels, play tents and play huts; use them for gross motor skills or as a personal sensory room for children with sensory processing disorders
The challenge of being a mom is not always easy; and, evenharder when you are the mom of a child with special needs. Here's an one of many inspirational poems for a mom to celebrate all you do!
Use power paddlers as a heavy work, proprioceptive input, arm paddleboat for the ultimate in swimming toys fun for your child.
My name is Harper, I am 15 years old and will be starting 9th grade this August. SPD has always been a part of my life, But I did not know I had it until
Throughout my early childhood, elementary school, middle school and High School I was always referred to as 'that weird girl'. I only had one or two friends
I am in shock at how many of these my daughter and I had to rate at a 5. We had a very hard time even getting through the questions because having to think
I am a 28 yr female. This is the first time I've ever sat down and read through the full array of symptoms spd-ers experience, and I'm so glad I did. I
Great, I have a good idea of where my child sits...he has no medical issues, no ADHD but is a sensitive child who requires therapy. But what sort and how
Washing my hands is a day ruining routine I avoid. My hands automatically clench up and I want to break the sink with them, only because pain feels a large
My name is Gail, I'm 73 years old and am now convinced that I have been living with SPD all my life, but not diagnosed. Yes, it is real.I have had many
My mother passed down her bipolar disorder to her first born daughter, me. So my issues were always attributed to that. But when I heard of SPD, I felt
My main concern is my 15yo grandson. So far, I have been blaming it on the fact that he's 15yo. Sometimes I wonder what planet he's on! I just want
Hello, I am a 24 year old female with possible SPD. Currently waiting to see my doctor about seeing an occupational therapist cause it was a recommendation
So I'm Shannon,14,I'm going to 9th grade in August (2 months). Living with SPD has gotta be one of the most frustrating aspects of my life. It's really
I think I have these disorders. I have always been afraid of stairs and swimming and things like that. I also crave eating things not because of the taste
I have had sensory defensiveness since I was a child. I'm now 59 years old and just realizing this is a real diagnosis and hope to find treatment other
I have a masters degree in Mental Health Counseling and I have never encountered anything like this checklist (that I remember). I believe my two young
I have two students in my class who are always telling me that they can't stand the feel of the paper while writing notes. What can I do to help them?
The way that everyone experiences, who has, SPD, is different on some level. For me, well... I haven't quite figured out just why it happens. When it's
I can't hand write. I'm always breaking pencil lead and I can not seem to write neatly with all my letters slanting same direction or even make my letters