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My niece is 5 and is diagnosed with Phelan McDermid Syndrome, an autistic-like syndrome. When she is wearing a jacket or coat that has a zipper near
Hi... My 4 year old son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. He is a sensory seeker with absolutely no impulse control. He has been going to an OT for
I have a 3 and a half year old little boy who is a textbook sensory seeker, and is extremely delayed in his speech and cognitive abilities. He has some
For years I've been biting my nails. I'm sixteen and I've been trying to stop for years... 2 questions 1. Is this at all related to SPD? 2. How can
How do you diagnose and treat adolescent and adult Sensory Processing Disorder? What are some age appropriate sensory diet activities for adults? Find out here!
My daughter is 9 years old and was diagnosed with SPD at 3. It began with her shoes and clothes. She would scream if certain outfits were put on her.
Hello, Our 5 year old daughter seems to have SPD mostly with tactile defensiveness (clothing issues) but also has a big issue with feeling too hot or not
I'm 18, have spd, and I'm trying to figure out if it's even possible for me to process fast enough to drive.
Any suggestions? My son cannot tolerate the elastic in his underwear.
Growing up, my mantra was I aint gonna eat that stuff. And i never, very seldom did. Mom would make me sit at the table, sometimes all night, still
I don't know what to do anymore, certain materials make me cringe way too much, send shivers all over my body, make my teeth and nails hurt, and sometimes
Hi everyone my daughter is 13 years old and although she was not diagnosed with SPD I can feel in my heart that she is suffering from many of the symptoms
I also have the proprioception issue and I found curcuminoids helpful in all aspects of my life. It has somehow fixed the signals that interact in my
How can I get my almost 6 year old son more focused and not so fidgety during circle time? This is his first year in all day kindergarten. I'm so
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
I am a Highly Sensitive Person, as I expect many of you whose stories I just read are as well. Look it up if you don't know about it. Dr. Elaine Aron
Should children with SPD be tested for Mthfr?
Why does my child try to smell or sniff strange things?
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
My son is 9 years old. What brought me to this site is quirky behaviors and constant humming. I've been researching constant humming in children, and
My 4 yr old son, Josh, and I both have SPD. My biggest problems are tactile defensiveness and Vestibular Dysfunction. He, on the other hand, is an extreme
I have never been diagnosed with SPD however after reading all of these comments I am so relieved I have finally found where I belong. All my life I
Hello! I have a handsome son who is 7 months old. He has to start early intervention and when the lady came to our home and discussed life, she stated
Growing up I never remember being ticklish, always thought if I cried I was weak. For a long time didn't even like being touched. Until this day when
My six year old son was just diagnosed with SPD. Looking back on his life from birth until now, I can now see some mild sensory issues that he had. I
I just came across your site tonight and am overwhelmed with the amount of information and with the confirmation that my daughter is not alone out there,
My daughter who is seven still has no clue when she is about to have a bowel movement. She has other sensory issues, lack of sensation with food on her
My daughter turned 4 in March. We were told she is a sensory seeker part of SID. When it comes to potty training, it's like she doesn't care. We have
My 3 1/2 year old son has sensory issues and refuses to use the potty. I have tried everything from reward stickers to candy toys, buying different potties,
My 7 year old son is quite intelligent and very loving and he has a solid and stable home with lots of positive role models in his life. For some unknown
Is there a connection between SPD and bedwetting? My 8 year old son with SPD still does not get up to use the bathroom at night. He is wet every night.
Potty training kids with SPD... a frustrating and sometimes daunting task.
This started with his underwear not fitting right .... and car seat always wanting tighter....like really tight... He will only wear super soft t-shirts
My son is 4 1/2 yo. He was colicky for the first 1yr and a half. He is a very loving kid, gives hugs to strangers doesn't have the the fear of them.
Hi, my son is 8yrs. old, and has SPD. A little over a year ago, he started having to urinate alot. He is seeing a urologist, and they can't figure
I was born sensory sensitive. I am distracted by mundane things that most people are unaware of such as the swirling noise a breeze creates while bouncing
I knew from age one my grand son has had this. But it took Drs till he was 4 to diagnose him. No one would take me serious. I am shocked to read so many
Im not sure if this has anything to do with this situation i was born 2 months early and im a sensitive person. My ears are very sensitive and i cant
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'm 45. I just had surgery and am waking to the old familiar skin pain. It's really like fire. I know how to fix it. My mom recognized it as a child as
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