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I'm a mother of a 2.5 year old who was recently seen to be diagnosed with autism. The therapist that he saw was on the fence about his symptoms because
A two year old continues to insist that she dress herself, even though she has trouble buttoning.
Hello Girl with SPD here just wondering if anyone knew of any positive sides to having SPD? Thanks
Can a student outgrow this disability?
Autism and Sensory Integration Dysfunction (Sensory Processing Disorder) are similar, but different types of disorders.
Hi, my almost 18 month old boy doesn't talk yet. He points and takes you to the fridge or somewhere whrn he wants something. He wpuld say dadda, caca,
I am 19 years old and in college. I was diagnosed with SPD at the age of 3 because my parents noticed something strange about me, I was always alone away
I was wondering if anyone knew of any upsides to having SPD? I have it and this fact seems to be perceived as a terrible thing. I can't stand touch, love
A beautiful version of The Twelve Days Of Christmas for parents of kids with disabilities. A tear jerker.
I took Reglan during my pregnancy. I know I probably got my cervical dystonia from taking it. Is it possible that my son could of gotten sensory processing
My son has Autism. He is 5 & I'm pretty sure he also has SPD. He has a lot of issues w/ mouthing objects, but his greatest joy is playing w/ his spit
Goin' Buggy: Ah, the homeschooled, the curious, the challenges! Check out this funny story from a mother of an sensory integration kiddo who also homeschools!
Does your child show signs of vestibular dysfunction and/or gravitational insecurity? Find out what it is, the importance of diagnosis, and how to treat it.
I do not have a diagnosis of SPD, but I think I have many of the symptoms. Mostly, I am bothered by clothing. I have to have loose fitting, soft clothing
Finally, activities for picky eaters that work! If your way isn't working, you will find hope, validation, explanations and resources here for your picky eater.
Please know that some of these symptoms can also be due to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a heritable (genetic) connective tissue malfunction. When joints are
I only realized that something was really different this year; I'm 16. Touching MOST fabrics (anything that creates friction) on my fingers/hands, mostly
Since my daughter has turned 4, she has become a completely different child. She has meltdowns over everything, she has become defiant, she has nightmares
Please can you give me advice on what is the right way to discipline my 8 year old that has got spd - she is sometimes just impossible, does not matter
i can't write more than this right now. my son (age 3 3/4) has PERVASIVE sensory issues. i am blown away by this list. very painful information. he is
The Foxworthy Test applied to IEP's is quite funny! Check out THIS article entitled Your child might have an IEP if... Come have a good laugh!
One mom's inspiring story about her SPD son. From terrifying behaviors to confusion and frustration. Once diagnosed and treated, she found hope...
The symptoms of ADD are less concrete than the symptoms of other neurological disorders.
So is there any research out there that links SPD to hair-pulling, which is usually diagnosed as Trichotillomania? I've read a ton of research on Trich,
I have a 5 year old nephew who's a problem and allowed to only eat rubbish, I mean pure rubbish. He will only eat pop tarts,cereal, sweets, oreos, chocolate
Many of the items listed have always been an issue for me. So I'm pretty sure I do have SPD, although I haven't been diagnosed. I came here looking for
How prevalent is SPD in children who were exposed to meth in utero? What are potential outcomes when the child receives treatment for SPD for these children?
I'm a victim of spd's. I have been diagnosed with autism when I was 4, depression when I was 13, ASPD when I was 15, and auditory processing disorders
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child...
Winner of the iParenting Media's Greatest Products of 2005 Award has written this AMAZING, INSPIRING article through the eyes of an autistic child...
My son stuggles with SPD but since taking Decadron (oral steroid), his symptoms seem so much worse to him than his normal
Hi, I have been starting school courses all my life, then quitting, at least 100 times,same with jobs have had over 200 jobs and quit after 1 week . I
Hi my daughter is 3 and 1/2 years old, hypoactive and sensitive (like me) I was told about the surgical scrub brush. I started using this and a very soft
This issue has affected my daughter since she was 2 but I didn't know what it was until recently. She is now 15. It has a huge impact upon her life and
I'm an autistic adult that also has sensory processing disorder. I want parents and caregivers to know that they shouldn't let anyone tell them that their
Hi. I am 28 years old and live in Canada. I've had severe sensory issues since I was basically born. I've always had to have soft cotton outfits, no scratchy
My grandson is 6 years old. We have battled to get a proper diagnoses of his problems. I read an wonderful article about a child with auditory processing
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
When reading the symptoms, it seems like my husband may have some of them. My husband has a hard time bonding with people and showing emotion and establishing
My 7 year old son has always fought putting on socks, shoes, and clothes that have tags or are too tight, especially underwear, which we discovered recently
Came on report card, needs to play with more children, excludes some kids. I have been concerned about this, is this part of her sensory that she doesn't
What parent or child can resist the jumping and bouncing fun with jumper toys for baby! Give them the proprioceptive and vestibular input they need!
I am 47 Years old and have had a rough time during my deployment. I have had over 30 migraines with the longest lasting 9 months. I have started to
What is the help they need? Is it Physio? Or OT? How do we get it?
I have a 7 year old son. He was born addicted to methadone. He, in the past ,came up with ways himself to meet his needs of sensory input. He was doing
My 5 year old is struggling at school. She has been hitting her friends, and sometimes teachers. She has been screaming at the top of her lungs when
A backyard zip line provides upper extremity strengthening, vestibular and proprioceptive flying fun for children and adults of all ages. Great therapy for SPD kids!
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
I have a son that is almost 7yrs old and he still poops his pants and doesnt like to wipe himself. He still sucks his thumb and his school is starting