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List of things I have texture issues with: (i.e. makes me cringe or gag at the touch/feel) -Suede and fake suede -rigged cement -spackled walls -anything
I have 3 daughters & I think my eldest (aged 14) & my youngest (aged 10) may have SPD.. Both girls only tick some of the indicators & different ones. I
Judgmental family and friends are talking behind our backs, saying that all of my son's eating resistance was caused by our decision to delay introductions
My nearly 4 yr old boy keeps putting hair in his mouth, doesn't matter where he gets it from weather it be off the floor, hair brush or he has been known
My three years old son yelling and screaming and he is not engaging with other kids but he can remember all past things and he can count 1-20 and also
I have a partner he has a 5 year old son. This child has never touched proper food in his life. This child only gets fed 2 big slabs of chocolate a day
Thank you everyone for your stories, I know now I'm not alone on this. My daughter started a pre-k program back in August and we struggled until January
I am not sure what to think but I did the checklist and my granddaughter seems to be under numerous ones. She does not like her hair combed or brushed,
My 3 year old has constant tantrums, heartbreaking, hugely distressing, over everything and anything. My husband won't accept that there is anything wrong.
I am attempting to communicate with our pediatrician our 2 1/2yr old son's struggle. So there is no consistency with it but he is sooooo impulsive and
My three years old kid has been diagnosed as autistic. He does not eat anything except taking milk. Whenever I try to feed him, he cries and runs away.
when i was a baby i went through a stage where my neck in my shirts had to have elastic in it. i felt safe. as i got older, my socks had to be just so.
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 never knew there was such a thing but ever since I was a child I hated wearing underwear and I remember my mother used to beat me before she would catch
Hi im a 24/7, on duty grandmother and guardian of my beautiful smart lil granddaughter. shes 5yrs old who has autism, non verbal severe sensory processing
So for years now I have had many different quirks which people notice and often make jokes about, for example I don't like being touch, it freaks me out
I am 62 years old at this time and for the past 2 years have noticed that touching or just the thought of touching any type of cloth,, clothing, furniture
guess i should have updated sooner my son is now 15 he was 10 when was finally diagnosed with sensory processing and hypermobility. Iw as able to see
My Son, from as early as 3 years, had a need to be moving or be in something, or on something that was moving. So, if he couldn't be in or on a moving
Hello Anyone who can help me. 25 years ago my son was diagnosed with (Somotodydyspraxia) (Hope I spelled it correctly). When my son was 5, he was sent
I am concerned for my daughter, she is 6.5 years old and has just successfully finished kindergarden. About 5 months ago she started licking herself, mainly
5 year old daughter has been in OT for 10 weeks. We saw fast improvement in clothing, socks, underwear wearing with no tantrums. Until recently. She's
I'm a 21-year old woman living in NYC. When I was young, I had a few quirks. Biting my nails compulsively, grinding my teeth, etc. In my teens, it got
So, this is what I have. Ever since I was young, I have avoided/been repulsed by certain senses. Mostly touch & sound. I refused to wear underwear for
I have an 8 year old grandson that I'm very concerned about. When he eats or drinks, even though he is encouraged to use eating utensils, he eats all food
My year old son is getting out of control,he doesn't like to share,he throws terrible tantrums everywhere we go,he hit himself on the head,he fall out,he
Mine is 13. Any helpful ideas for those picky eaters.
Can a child be screened at school?
My 6 year old son has just about every sensory problem on the list. my worries are is that he has starting hurting himself. he was hitting his mouth against
I was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder at the age of 14. I am now 19 and have become more aware of the particular things that are over stimulated
Hi All. I have a 5 1/2 year old that is SPD, OCD and has speech issues. She is currently in OT. We have family pets, which are all older animals, which
Checking about 3/4 of these points and wondering what help you can actually get for this? I also have trouble with certain objects with weird textures
I'm 13 and I don't know exactly what I have but I would love it if you helped. I cant wear ANYTHING but shorts and a t-shirt because pants, long sleeve
What is the difference between SPD and Autism, in lay mans terms? Does one impact a different part of the brain than the other? Is it correct to refer
My 7 yr old is having anger and crying screaming issues.I don't understand why is she acting so mad disrespecful and with anger screaming saying that she
I have a 5yo adopted daughter (bological granddaughter) that I started raising at age 8 mos. History of prenatal hard drug use, Interuterin Growth Restriction,
I have a new student with SPD. She will be going into kindergarten next year. She has been in class with us almost 4 weeks (it is a half day program),
Benefits of the Slumber Sleeper for Special Needs Children Some sleep experts estimate that up to thirty percent of all children struggle with sleep in
My 16 year old Daughter suffers with trichotillomania and I am constantly trying to find help for her. I read this list with her in mind. She certainly
My 6 year old grandson is very bright. He was diagnosed with SPD. He does not write except for scribbles. He has been in therapy for 3 years. Does anyone
Hi. Thanks for this article. My son was identified as having proprioceptive issues by his physio. He locks his elbows on tables (making eating etc difficult),
I have a 3 1/2 year old boy who has recently begun to exhibit some concerning behaviors. He will repeat motions (going down a step and going back up to
My son has demonstrated flight or fight response at kindergarten. If someone jostled him, he can take offense momentarily. If he feels happy, safe, and
My son is 4 & 1/2 and has propioceptive dysfunction. We can't afford therapy for him. For their sake, get them the help they need. Their poor little
I am Megan Nimchuk, and I work with Supported Lifestyles Ltd, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I have a client on my caseload who I believe would be a very
My baby girl was diagnosed with reflux at age of 2 weeks ,kept on conservative measures then shifted to treatment (zantac) by 1.5 month of age By 2 month
My son is 8yrs old and I read all of that and there is alot that sounded like my son we just moved here from California but we need help
Ok, I own it. I'm on a budget so I go Sensory Ghetto room for my son. To throw in some more to the mix he loves his super heroes and cats. So, here we
Christines SPD Journey; a brave young woman, age 16, shares her story about the pain of growing up and living with Sensory Processing Disorder.