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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:
Imagine that you are 10 and you have been sitting in your school classroom. You have been sitting here for the last two and half hours. You’re watching
Hi, My daughter is 5 years old and she has some clothing issues since she was 3 years old. At that time we thought it would go away with age but it didn't.
I am a 53 year old female who has been hand flapping since I can remember. It's more of wiggling my fingers close to my nose while making this strange
My son is 5 years old and does not like to wear underwear, only wears jogging pants that are cut on both sides and won't wear socks. Help!!! We don't
My son displays unusual characteristics of many different disorders, but not enough of any one of them to have a definitive diagnoses for his odd behaviors.
she is 6 years old...she is completely trained and will not pee in in her pants at all...but she will not poop in the toilet...no matter what we try...and
My two grandchildren have been diagnosed with SPD and Autism. The oldest boy is five and the younger is four. Neither of these boys are potty trained.
It seems to me, that your checklist includes every single person on this planet in one aspect or another. Everyone has one or more of these symptoms.
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
I can wear shorts, jeans, dress pants (if made of cotton), but I absolutely CANNOT wear a skirt or dress. For one thing, if they're slim cut, a person
This might not make much sense, sorry. My son is 2 1/2. I have had many issues with him since he turned a year old. He hit all his milestones within
Hello one and all, thank you to the creator of this site. I have a 5 year old son, and since I can remember we knew something was not as it should be.
I have a problem with swallowing when eating drinking and just swallowing my saliva. I am depressed and have anxiety, but I'm just concerned is it all
my nearly 3 little boy wont poo on the toilet or potty. The smell makes him gip . he hold it in until I put a nappy on . Don't know what to do next.
In reading some of your articles I unfortunately come to the startling realization that I have all and sundry of yhe different disorders that are mentioned.
I have a 13 yr.old son who has never been diagnosed with SPD . His symptoms describe SPD very well. He has had difficulty in school early on. I am frustrated
it's my understanding that when they evaluate for adhd they are supposed to rule out vision problems as a cause of adhd type symptoms. problems with convergence
For children with sensory processing disorder, mealtime can be one of the most overwhelming parts of the day, especially for children with an aversion
What are some things I can do with my older child (14) for treatment. He was diagnosed when he was around 3. I did techniques at home when he was younger
5 Ways to Use Deep Pressure to Calm a Child By Liz Gray A child can become excited or calmed by touch. Light touch, such as tickling, can excite the
I have a 4 and a half yr old daughter who is developing both physically & mentally perfect but is constantly rocking. No matter where she is on a chair
Hi, my 2.5 year old is showing many of the symptoms of SPD and we have had her in therapy for speech, OT and PT for most of her life. She's VERY tall for
I am a Highly Sensitive Person, as I expect many of you whose stories I just read are as well. Look it up if you don't know about it. Dr. Elaine Aron
I have custody of my three year old grandson who we thought had autism but because he is sociable he did not meet the criteria. but yet they still say
I really hate the way children and childish behaviour is being so closely scrutinised Kids are being labelled and stigmatised from an early age and worse
All my life clothes have itched, pinched, squeezed, and hurt! Shirt collars rub incessantly and necklines higher than my collarbone make me feel like
My daughter who is seven still has no clue when she is about to have a bowel movement. She has other sensory issues, lack of sensation with food on her