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Hi, I'm almost 24 (f) and have had a plethora of these problems since I was a little kid. I first noticed it when I realized normally people don't walk
Why would a person have a habit of constantly holding an object such as a paper towel or napkin in their hand?
I was diagnosed in August 2011 with Autism, I was 38, almost 39 years old. I have known there was something wrong with me, but was never diagnosed with
I think about my nephew, diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, also known as autism spectrum disorder. ASD is characterized by significant difficulties
My son Ethan just turned 3, my husband and I first noticed something was wrong when Ethan was 18mos.and he wasn't speaking. When he was 2 and only had
Childhood symptoms were deemed sign of being weird, till sexually abused, then was deemed stress related ~ e.g. cheek biting was called 'poor oral hygiene'
In addition which was not mentioned in the checklist, I have a severe skin picking problem since the age of 3 years old. I am 20 years old now. Throughout
I have a 3 yr old. And ever since I could remember he would bang his head on any an every object. When he started walking he would seemingly run in to
Could SPD be caused physiologically by a drug addict father who used cocaine at pre conception?
A few days ago I was at a store with my sister who specializes in Child Care, and we were walking through an isle with yarn when I pointed out that it
Our 3.5 year old boy has SPD and has had recurring bouts of poop holding (i.e., he has to go but actively fights against allowing the poop to come out).
since i was about 7+ i wouldn't touch metal. i hate the smell of it, the feel of it and everything about it. when i go to restaurants i always get something
Do ADHD meds work for a child with SPD? It was my understanding that stimulants work for the ADHD brain to settle & focus the child; however, stimulants
My eight year old son has SPD and has very violent meltdowns where he attacks me. I am not sure how to deal with these and whether to punish him or not.
A therapist i've been to utilizes covering the eyes and pushing head down and counting to 3 if child does not do the correct behavior. what do you think
Hi I am 43 and have just read this website and have found my things I wouldnt call them problems, because I think it is normal to be creeped out by ice
My 21/2 year old son displays many symptoms of the sensory seeker. As a baby he was inconsolable and is still using a pacifier at night. He is intense
I have always heard of SPD because my younger brother has it, and has been through therapy when he was younger, mainly for food sensitivity. But I never
I'm a 14 year-old who has always been sensitive to certain sounds, tastes, and smells. Just hearing someone crack their knuckles or hearing the sound of
I have a 12 year old healthy, normal son currently in 7th grade. He was an A student up till the start of his 6th grade year when his grades started to
My son is an extremely picky eater. He does not eat any meat, fish, fruits or vegetables. His typically diet includes breads, cheese, pizza, bagel and
I cant find any help for my child who is 7 now. We have been dealing with this for years. Her doctors, school- no help at all!! Im trying to get her in
So my 13 y.o. son has SPD, finally getting the diagnoses was relieving. He also is ADHD, OCD, ODD, mood disorder and has severe anxiety. Still to this
My 5 YO grandson was diagnosed with SID last year. In the beginning of the school year he spent every single day in the principles office for fighting
I have a 15-year-old daughter who has engaged in repetitive skipping up and down in our house throughout her life. It only really became a problem
I am a 30 year old female and I cannot be touched whatsoever. Today someone hugged me and rubbed my back and the sensation of having my back rubbed has
Do you have any suggestions for helping an 8 yr old to let me (he refuses to do it himself or try) cut his nails, or any activity to do first? Or, do I
My Son is Turning 4. I am an OT and have worked extensively with behavioral kids. My son is very rigid and tantrums with violence to himself, the walls/floors,
My son is only fourteen months old, but he has had some behavior that has concerned me for awhile. Getting him to eat new textures is one thing that has
Hello,I am having a disorder which I may think that it's the sensitive gag reflex,but I haven't seek any psychologist about this incident,my symptoms are
Yes it is real, and the other co morbid conditions muddy the waters, but it exists. Experts found I was prone to stimulus overload on all of my senses
I am 31yrs old, married for 11yrs and have 3 children. I was looking into SPD because of my middle child, of which fits much of what I have read, when
I hava a 7 year old boy who is quite a fussy eater. When he finds something he likes he tends to stick with it for a long time. I am constantly trying
Hi, we have a 3 year old girl with obvious developmental delays. She continually takes off her clothes at nap time. It doesn't matter what kind of clothes.
I don't remember having sensory issues as a child but I noticed that I started developing symptoms like at 20. A bit of light at night bothers me, I'm
How can i create a motor skill activity for 3,4years for language learning? am a teacher i would like to help some of my students. Thanks.
I have four boys in total, three of which are school age, 3, 6 and 8. My 6 year old has always had issues with control right from being in nappies. He
I'm a single mom... I have 2 girls... My older one has spd along with some other learning disabilities... The more I Learn about it, the more I realize
My daughter is 5 and I have increasing concerns about her behavior. She has always been sensitive to touch (labels, scratchy fabrics, clothes that are
My 4 year old daughter was just diagnosed with spd. She doesn't get enough input so is always looking for stimulus. I have noticed she has started curling
My son was 3 yrs. old when his Occupational Therapist diagnosed him with Over Oral Stimulation Sensitivities. He is a biter. It is hard to swallow the
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
I have a child 3.3 months in my day care class that I am very concerned about and who may have sensory processing disorder. My class is made up of 19 children
Is there such thing as sensory overload to the point that the child literally falls asleep (crashes) because there body is exhausted from trying to process
My 5 year old just started kindergarten in August and was doing very well until recently. He has started having really odd behaviors and repeats words
My son has suddenly started to move his fingers and toes constantly .He does this when he is reading or when he is doing his homework. When he is watching
Hello. I am a 13 year old with spd. Noise hurts, touch hurts, even light can hurt. I don't mean to be picky or a prima Dona when I can't do certain things.
My 5 year old son has recently been diagnosed with SPD; he is just 3 months into the school system--Kindergarten. He currently has a 504. My question
I need to do something, HELP! My son is now 7 years old and has food/eating issues. I have done tons of research but don't find anything that relates