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For so many years I just chalked things up to her being a difficult child. But now I realize that she probably has SPD. So many light bulbs are going off
My 4 year old has epic tantrums when transitioning or when he does not want to stop doing an activity. When he tantrums at home and in preschool and he
I work in an outpatient clinic treating pediatric clients across the spectrum of developmental, physical, and mental-emotional health diagnoses or lack
I was looking over the checklist and I am unsure if to be diagnosed one would have a few or more check marks per category or if the checked item would
I really don't even know where to begin. I guess it began just tonight when I was talking to my aunt about my 8 yr old sons teeth. Not that my problems
Our 4th grade son is having issues in his classroom. He has an IEP but it very loosely written - chew gum, take exercise breaks. He is getting overwhelmed
My granddaughter laughs In appropriately in all sorts of situations, she doesn't eat and may be hospitalized, she answers most questions with whatever
My daughter is 13 and has Downs syndrome and has always talked to herself playfully. Over the past couple months it has gotten to the point where she constantly
Reading this leads me to understand why my 3 year old acts the way he does! I just read it a second time and it gives me patience again. Less so with the
I really need help. My son wears a pullup and urinates on the toilet when we use a timer. When the timer goes off we take him and he urinates. The pullup
I've always been dimmly aware of a need to touch and taste things; I was notorious as a child for putting absolutely everything in my mouth, from toys
Hi everyone! I have a 23 month old daughter who is very high needs and always has been. She is not diagnosed with autism or SPD that I know of (will be
Our 6 yr old started Kindergarten this fall and he clearly has SPD issues. We let the school and teacher know up front and his teacher has been a saint
Sensitive Santa is an event the Mall at Johnson City has held now for six years.
The goal is to allow children with sensory processing disorders to have the opportunity to take a picture with Santa in a calm and comfortable environment.
My husband and I are separated and in a custody battle over our 9 year old son with SPD. My husband thinks it's a good idea to have our son every other
My daughter, Katie, has stopped eating full meals the past month. She only nibbles on a little bit of food. It's becoming debilitating at this point. In
My daughter is 12 she had her first menstrual period she has adhd and is medicated. We were doing well until Thanksgiving day and the day after. Today
I mostly feel I have a hyposensitive oral problem, but I have a few of the hypersensitive oral symptoms too.
been trying to put my finger on what was wrong with my now three year old for years no one was listening to me after reading this its amazing he is like
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