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Hi, my child is in school for the first time and is not used to being around other kids, other than her cousins and a few kids at OT and the playground.
My son is 6 and has a mild case of SPD and has been though OT, speech, etc. He has been doing a lot of hitting lately (in school, at home, even at a
My daughter is almost 4 and though we have come a long way from where we began we still have some rough days. I started using essential oils which have
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
I greatly appreciate this article so much. We have been dealing with this for 5 years. I'm glad someone is finally writing about sensory processing disorder
I believe my husband is still suffering from some dramatic childhood experience that made him turn overnight from a well behaved 5-6 year old child to
My son is 45 years old. He has visual perception disorder. As an adult he performs poorly. Drinks I believe to self medicate. He is anti social unless
I am teacher. One of my students is struggling at school, he speaks in very soft voice and I can only hear him when i put my ear very close to his mouth.
My son and daughter-in-law adopted a 2 yr old from Russia in 2012. She had lots of emotional issues, including ADHD. In order to calm her down, my DIL
https://instagram.com/p/BQ9A5AfAcrS/ Great for calming restless overactive children. The blankets help them sit still and focus.
Hi, I have SPD, and ADD. I looked at the SPD checklist for my son too. My question is, why he had barely any noticeable symptoms up until this past April.
My sons sensitivity is so strong while urinating that he almost falls over he is not yet potty trained at the age of 14. I believe it is partly because
Over the last few years I have been chasing a diagnosis that can explain why i feel odd or different. I was diagnosed with Cyclothymia which is similar
Bubble columns are a great visual development tool for children and adults with SPD
One mom's story about how much the SPD support groups mean to her.
my almost 4 years old son(in few weeks)is diagnosed with autism recently, he has severe separation anxiety, he still cries when i drop him off at daycare(he
My four year old son has a space issue. He's constantly hitting other kids at school, climbing on top of them, and getting in their faces. He doesn't
How can I help my picky eater? You will find the solutions here... Clues to WHY they are picky, what affect it has on parent and child, many resources--including easy recipes for picky eaters!
How to find an Occupational Therapist who specializes in SPD
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
The best baby swing offers affordability, durability, practicality, safety and soothing sensory input...
My daughter has always had sensory issues, but they exploded when she started going through puberty at 9 years old. She has been diagnosed with an anxiety
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child...
Every single autistic child is different and will react to almost everything differently. Here are some tips for showing your autistic child affection
My eleven year old son still pees in his bed and he also has a hard time sitting in class and makes noises. They state that he is distracting other children
Touch sensitivity... What to do when clothes hurt. What do you do when work or school dictate your clothing choices.
Improve your child's handwriting skills; Handwriting Without Tears is an excellent program to use with any child, especially children with a sensory processing disorder
As the child grows older, would meditation be useful?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment may be a combination of psychological therapies, medication and lifestyle changes
SPD kids in particularly prone to child anger issues because frequently feel they have no control over their thoughts, emotions, feelings and bodies.
This article will give you information and ideas about infant play activities you can do on a daily basis to foster and enhance proper sensory development.
A children's wooden covered sandbox, especially with benches, is a great investment for children with tactile defensiveness. They are the best in durability and practicality as well!
Give your sensory seeking child a thrilling ride with a bouncing, rotating teeter totter... the WhirlyBounce Rider. How fun, yet calming (believe it or not) it can be!
I can't stand listening to commercials or sports on tv because of the background music or background noise. Is this a processing issue?
hi... im a mom of a 5 year old boy. he is a very active child, he is brilliant and can do any task with ease. once in his school we have been getting complaints
Effective Sensory Integration / Sensory Processing: the basic foundation that every child needs to develop appropriately in order to meet all learning, socializing, and developmental milestones
Here's one trick we used for getting rid of the pacifier that might work. If YOUR child is having a hard time giving up those pacifiers. Here's what WE did.
Use childrens bean bag chairs to calm and relax your child - with or without sensory processing disorder - and give them the deep pressure, proprioceptive input they need and crave.
I'm glad this thing has a name. I hated not being able to get my body to do what I wanted it to do. I can't tell right from left. I stumble and fall quite
I have extremely heightened senses and have had major issues with over stimulation and falling asleep AND staying asleep as a result. I was delayed at
I'm 21 and for as long as I can remember textures have always bothered me but the past month or so it's like 100 times worse... I can hardly lay in bed
Hi. My 5 yr. old son has been without a pacifier only since March of this year (he at that point only used it for car rides and for going to sleep).
I was diagnosed with autism as a child, and had never heard of SPD until recently; though it is not a formal diagnosis, I know I have it - although when
Our 3 year old son was very recently diagnosed with SPD. We are still learning as we go. He has always, since infancy, flapped his arms when he is
My 14 daughter has trichotillomania and rates as having aspergers on the online test and similarly With the sensory processing checklist.she checked
Everything i have read so far refers to children. What about adults? Also,if dx as a child,does the dx go away as you grow older?
I have had issues with textures since I was a child. I eat my cereal soggy, hate socks and will not eat anything too slick. Now I have a year old whom
My 5 yr old son has just been diagnosed with SPD (about 3 months ago) He has always had what we called quirks he has NEVER been a good sleeper( even as
Kyle is my 6 year old granddaughter. She is beautiful and loving but if she doesn't get her own way. Look out!!!! She constantly tells me what to do,