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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.
So my mom originally got one for my sister because she couldn't sleep without her cat laying on her. She decided to get me one too just in case. When I
My 3 year old recently had a visit to a Neurologist and it was spent 1 hour in the waiting room, 30 more in the Doctor's office alone, and 8 minutes with
So my son is almost 17 months and he has always been diff. from other babies/children and I have not the only person to see this. I have never heard of
I've dealt with hyper sensory my whole life. I've seen many doctors seeking help and understanding for what I'm going through! Encountering complete disbelief
My 4 year old daughter has been diagnosed with SPD, and the diagnosis seems to really fit well. The biggest thing that concerns me is that she has major
Basically when I touch certain materials like velcro, the material used to make hi-vis vests, velvet, or any of the material on those touch and feel kids
Have your child try frozen foods, peas, waffles, blueberries. This may be more successful because of the cold food. The sucking aspect of the frozen foods
I am a principal of a Preschool in South Africa. I have an immigrant family who's child has just been diagnosed with autism. They do not understand the
I am definitely sensory under responsive. I went through a lot of the posts, and didn't see anyone write about this. However, I have learned and can see
I know that I for sure have this, I have almost all of the hypersensitivity symptoms. My parents say that I've had some of these symptoms since I was a
Is SPD considered a Developmental Disability like Autism is?
I'm 26 years old and living in an apartment with a roommate. Most of the time, I can deal with the constant noise and clutter, since I was raised in worse
Hi, I am 27 years old and feel like I just found the answer to SO many issues I've had and continue to have when I found out what SPD was. I was completely
I had no sensory issues as a child. At age 49 I started having problems with my fingertips and textures. Textures would cause extreme pain. Then it started
I'm 14, and I can't stand the feel of different textures, I can't even eat an ice block or whip my noes with a tissue because of the feeling, just the
DS is 4.5 and still using diapers. He has asked several times to sit on the potty, stand in front of the potty, asking to pee. But he will never go.
When our son was born, he never slept like most babies. He slept through the night early, at just 6 weeks, but from about 6AM until about 11PM he never
I am a 34 year old mom of 4 kids. I have 3 boys & one girl. My daughter who is 4 years old, always from the time of her birth had an issue with clothes
My son has not had a lot of these symptoms until he was 71/2.. Can this show up suddenly? He is in counseling now and I am told he is a highly sensitive
Please don't think that self-esteem problems are inevitable. My proprioception is atrocious, but my parents always accepted me and taught me that I'm just
My baby now two and a half had a very traumatic birth and now has oral textile and maybe more spds. I have heard from others that either stopped breathing
If you/your child write(s) too darkly and break(s)/ruin(s) pens and pencils, and you/your child hate(s) light touch, the two could be related! After
my son is aware he is struggling and is 12. the school says that on a daily basis he is holding his finger in his nose and when he is trying to think
I'm an adult with very strong sensitivities to certain sounds, and I struggle with managing it on a daily basis. I don't know if it is considered SPD
I had my beautiful daughter when I was 40, my first child ever. I was excited. I, in the past, have been around children, I have 4 nephews, 2 of them
My 7 year old son who is a preterm by birth ans was born on the 25th week..When he started going to kindergarten i am getting complaints from the teacher