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My daughter is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with ADHD and OCD. Her doctor has prescribed her medications (five pills a day) which seems to work
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.
My 7 year old son has tourettes, adhd, spd and ODD and I am struggling with his behaviour. He is struggling I school and his meltdowns are getting worse.
I'm a 28 yro female, i'm working on my second degree. I've grown up up the idea of SPD but never fully acknowledged until now when i'm older and understand
I am in my 40 and have always had strange sensory issues. I found this site by accident, while looking for something else. while reading down that
The SPD Survival Guide...After an evaluation is completed, and therapy has begun, there is finally hope. But we still have a long road ahead of us of living with these disorders. How do we survive?
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child... Susan's SPD Journey.
Help your baby drift off to a peaceful sleep with the Tender Tones blanket. Lay your child down on a plush blanket with the sound of their mother's heartbeat echoing in their little ears.
The Mislabeled Child is a book of hope, validation, reassurance, and promise like no other.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist, Polly Drew writes about The Sensory Sensitive Child, a wonderful resource for explaining and addressing behavior problems associated with DSI / SPD.
A vibrating mattress can provide soothing sensory input to help your child sleep through the night.
Children and adults can benefit from the proprioceptive and deep pressure input, balance and coordination skills, cardio exercise, and pure bouncing fun a water trampoline will provide.
Use weighted blankets to calm and relax those high energy kids or to calm children/adults with sensory processing disorders
Using weighted vests for organizing and calming children with sensory processing disorders
So, I'm a 13 yr old boy with ADHD/SPD/Anxiety. On the topic of things that trigger my SPD, it's weird. Mostly its when I get stressed about my laptop being
Noises and smells can be very irritating to me. I am usually the first one to smell or hear stuff. It is no fun, because people do not understand how bad
Our oldest (adopted) daughter, has recently been diagnosed with mild SPD (under responsive to proprioceptive input to be precise i.e. she is sensory seeking),
Use wooden rocking horses to calm and relax your energetic toddler. These rocking horses and rocking toys are just what kids with sensory processing disorders need to soothe themselves!
Our son is almost 8 and is in 2nd grade. His class is covering topics such as the start of calculus that I never was taught in school (and I have an MBA).
i can feel my organs and it's gotten so bad i can't eat anymore without wanting to die. both eating and not eating are forms of self harm now i don't know
Hi I have had SPD since I was born,Im now 43 & have only just discovered that there is a name for this! When I was young,I was called the difficult
My grandson was finally diagnosed when he turned 3 to 3 and a half. Immediately he was placed in ECFE. He was given NOS as a diagnosis. So sad. Not because
My daughter is one year old, from the time she was able to sit up she has rocked, whether she's playing with her toys, sitting in her high hair eating,
Hello I realise most comments on here are children but I really need advice. I've recently met a man who I realised was quite different straight away
My son is now 3 year old and refuses to let us cut his nails, we have to do it when he is sleeping, else he will not let us hold his fingers or toes to
Hi, I am a little lost! My son just turned 11 and it is becoming difficult to handle a few aspects of his life. He won't eat lunches at school anymore,
My son is 4 years old and started going to formal school. He wants to touch the skin of classmates and also want to see under girls skirts. According to
After reading the checklist, I realize that I may have had some major sensory disorders as a child. Hypersensitivity to touch, hypersensitivity to smells,
Okay so I'm 13 and I've had tactile defensiveness basically all my life. When I was a little kid I refused to wear anything with buttons(or I had to have
Hello, I have a 4 1/2 year old boy who gets upset if someone is to loud in a quiet place, doesn't like going to the movies, or loud places,. He even has
I used to have anxiety/sensory issues until learned about Carbohydrate Intolerance and started eliminated refined sugars, processed grains and even highly
About half a year ago, my mom and aunt were talking about my cousin, because the doctor was talking about this kind of disorder, and my aunt showed my
My nephew Gags when he touches a new texture he is not familiar with. He suffers from Jacob Syndrome as well. Is it possible he can suffer from SPD?
Hi my name is Carra and I've posted several times in the past. My son Spencer was just diagnosed yesterday with FRAGILE X. So does that mean he doesn't
My son is four years old and he is autistic. Lately, he is been having this issue where he has to roll his chin against my elbow bone or any bones in my
I'm curious if anyone else avoids or seeks out certain kinds of sensory input because it's inherently linked with other senses... for instance, I always
If my 4 1/2 year old son could live in his hoodie and sweat pants he would. I try to explain that it is 97 degrees outside and pants are out of the question.
My 6 year old was diagnosed with SPD just last week. He is a major seeker. Non stop noise, movement, bumping, crashing and this is a very difficult struggle
My daughter just turned 13. She entered a new school at the beginning of this year. It is quite a bit bigger and noisier. She has struggled with focusing
my granddaughter has this disorder. she is now 3yrs old . she still drinks out of a bottle. how do i get her to drink out of a sippy cup or glass?
So my daughter is three an as shes lying in bed she will twitch really fast an then pick her up really quick an she has noo control at all .. Lastnight
I'm not sure if it's a bit of ocd , or a rough up rings or Spd ? I wanted to share the things that bug me or drive me crazy. Please be honest and offer
There is new evidence that proves we have been utilizing Occupational Therapy poorly in the school setting. It is currently common for children to be pulled
my 5 year old daughter refuses to wear underwear, pants, shirts she will only wear dresses. I have tired everything I can think of, every type of underwear
My son is about to turn 17 next month. All of his life, he has refused to eat fruits and vegetables, and has resisted trying new foods, although he once
My daughter head bangs a lot and it makes me feel sad to see her do that to her self. I wanted to ask is this normal to do? She does it about 8 times a
My son, AJ, was recently diagnosed with the following: 1. Developmental Delay (not pervasive) 2. Mixed Receptive/Expressive Language Disorder 3. Idiosyncratic
I was misdiagnosed as having panic/anxiety disorder and defiant disorder. When really I have issues with touch, smell, taste, visual and auditory. Touch:
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