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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
I was hoping for a wrap-up as many checklists have, such as if answered yes to certain questions then do....? I still have no answers other than checking
My son - now aged 11 has finally been diagnosed with SPD. I am so angry at myself for not recognizing the symptoms....having now read up on it - I know
I am 14 and I believe I have spd. The only problem is that when I try to talk to my parents about it they snap at me and shut me down like I'm saying there
I'm just so curious about whether any other mum's have children who are afraid of grass touching them? Also sand and bugs.. My daughter is 5 and struggling
The Battle Of The Brains: A humorous account by a mom of an SPD kid... the way they think, the funny things they say!
hi. my son is 6 and he still has excessive spit and drool like a baby would. He is in speech and occupational therapy at school. he speaks pretty well
Funny how you can live over 50 years and not realize how much you are compensating and adjusting for all the quirks of having sensory processing problems...
The Executive Dining Room: the place any sensory integration kid would like to be.
Chewy tubes help children to refrain from chewing on their hands and crayons. They also help them focus on the task at hand and practice biting and chewing skills.
Dr. Seuss IEP (Author unknown) Ever been to an IEP? Want a good laugh? Then check out this clever poem about IEP's (to the rhythm of Green Eggs And Ham)
From as young as I can remember I've had a few of the sme issues that a friend of mine's son (with SPD) does, but certainly not all of them, nor to the
Our daughter is constantly sucking air in through her nose. It's like her nose is constantly stuffy or runny, but it's not. The constant snorting is
My daughter has not worn underwear in years, only wears clothing that is very loose, soft and stretched out. She is now at a stage where she really needs
I think my 15 month old has SPD. She licks everything. Floors, walls, etc. She will just stop what she is doing and start licking everything. When I
I don't know if this falls under the remit of items discussed here. I find that people frequently tell me that I'm rushing around, or that there is no
I have a 9 yr old girl who since age 3 has been a handful, she has been kick out of preschool twice and private school in 3rd grade. We are now with a
Lately my son has gone from hitting and biting to choking other children... the same one as the matter of fact... what can I do?
Get a good laugh with these... "10 Ways To Have More Fun At Your IEP"
It can be difficult to make friends when a child has SPD
Only more autism research and better funding for that research can get us closer to helping autistic children
When, why, and how to explain SPD to your child... Check out what these parents say!
An Attention Deficit Disorder test for children are very comprehensive in most cases
Are you born with SPD? What causes SPD? Is SPD genetic?
Sensory Processing Disorder And Potty Training often do NOT mix well! Find the resources you need to help your child accomplish this important developmental milestone!
Our 16 month old boy licks everything. Is this indicative of a disorder?
Our SPD kiddos can give us a great laugh sometimes.
The most common type of attention deficit disorder treatment is in the form of medication
My granddaughter has been diagnosed with severe SPD. My husband and I are trying to learn as much as we can to understand and help her. My granddaughter
Need some help getting your kids to do their therapy, to self-regulate, calm themselves down, or rev up?
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child and herself as she discovers it runs in the family...
A dizzy disc provides vestibular input for children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).
I'm a grandparent who is suffering watching my 7 year old not eat. As I'm looking through this type of a problem, I notice several things which jump