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My son is 3 years 8 months old and still not speaking, he babbles a lot but still no real words, sometimes we will hear mama, no, dada but i dont know
I was told I was ADD when I was growing up and now I find out my daughter has this. Now I am finding out that many I didn't add after all and it is this.
Use this great list of preschool, toddler, and infant fine motor activities to build, enhance, and improve your child's fine motor skills. Fine motor development starts early; get those hands moving!
How can I help my 3 yr old daughter get to sleep. She cannot get to sleep almost every night. She is up till the wee hours of the morning EVERY NIGHT!
My son is 9 years old. What brought me to this site is quirky behaviors and constant humming. I've been researching constant humming in children, and
The transition from crib to bed doesn't have to be so difficult. Help yourlittle ones with these awesome bed tents. Use for kids with SPD to help calm them for sleep and reduce visual stimulation.
I've a grand-nephew who is a twin...premature with lengthy NICU experience. Both twins have some sensory issues but are doing fine with understanding
Teach your child the critical, foundational fine motor skills for buttoning, zipping, snapping, and tying with learn to dress dolls, toys and boards.
Although not known at the time, if you read this inspiring yet heartbreaking article, you will find out one famous Hollywood Producer had SPD.
I only discovered my SPD recently, but I've had it for years. I'm 16 years old. Most of my life, I have been struggling to figure out what's wrong. I'm
Hi! Our son is almost 17 months at the end of this month. We are in need of help. This is our first and only child we will have. Below is our story; *
This is spot on our child. Emotional: __ difficulty accepting changes in routine (to the point of tantrums) __ gets easily frustrated __ often impulsive
I feel if there is no evidence or proof of something that it does not exist. Unless we all agree upon its existence through evidence. For example we We
She was diagnosed at 4 and she is 5 now. some days we think it's good then others we fall back again. she started school, the CBTU school for kids like
Use these multi-sensory ball pits to awaken or calm your tactile system. They are fun for all ages and provide the necessary therapeutic input right in your own home!
Looking for some awesome home made ideas, products, bath games and songs to make bath time fun? Bath time can be "torture" for little ones with tactile defensiveness. Need help? Look no further!
I do not believe in sensory diets. Hearing the word sensory makes me cringe anymore as so many behaviors are being dumped under sensory category in the
Use a toy vacuum to help decrease fears and hypersensitivity to sounds due to auditory defensiveness. Also a great heavy work activity for children with sensory processing disorders.
Practical, fun, and simple pre-writing activities for preschool children that will foster and encourage proper fine motor development. Use these ideas to get them ready to write!
My daughter is 4 years old and she has to touch anything soft. If she thinks it's soft she has to touch it and even rub it on her face. At Walmart tonight
Annie is my youngest. Her BF/sister is 27, newly engaged, and getting married in 10 months. Her chum/ 21 year old brother took a job away from home and
My adolescent son eats many times during the day and after a while says, he is again hungry, what may be the possible reasons? thanks
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).
A Hippity hop ball should be a staple for any child with a sensory processing disorder ( or even without)! Hippity hop toy... so much fun, for such little money!
The uses and benefits of vibrating pillows for adults or children with sensory processing disorders
Aromatherapy machines provide tranquilizing ,or stimulating, scents for you or your child with sensory processing disorders
This may seem like a silly question but OT diagnosed daughter with sensory seeking behaviours a few years ago and told me to use bean bags to weigh her
Please tell me why my child has such issues with such things as putting on uniform in the morning and have such intense meltdowns at thirteen that are
The uses and benefits of sand and water tables for indoor sensory play!
Balance boards and balance discs are a great way to help children with sensory processing disorders improve balance and coordination skills and help them alleviate fears of unsteady/uneven surfaces!
Hi my 9 yr old daughter has been diagnosed recently, lots of the usual issues.However only recently anxiety at bedtime, gets fizzy vision in a dark room
Jumpolene: a safe, practical, inexpensive alternative to trampolines for children ages 3-6
Environmental modifications to classrooms which will help children with sensory processing disorders stay calm, focused, alert, and attentive.
Dr. Lucy Miller's Sensational Kids Book Review; Come see why I feel the hope we have been waiting for is finally here!
My son was diagnosed with sensory integration dysfunction when he was 9. One of our biggest concerns was his proprioceptive dysfunction. He would practically
Use wooden rocking horses to calm and relax your energetic toddler. These rocking horses and rocking toys are just what kids with sensory processing disorders need to soothe themselves!
A vibrating mattress can provide soothing sensory input to help your child sleep through the night.
Sleeping bags for children with sensory processing disorders help relax and calm them for a good night's sleep.
Use a toddler toy shopping cart for the fun and heavy work input your child craves. It is fun and practical whether at home or the store and gives them the proprioceptive input they crave!
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist, Polly Drew writes about The Sensory Sensitive Child, a wonderful resource for explaining and addressing behavior problems associated with DSI / SPD.
Who Else Wants To End Their Childs Fighting, Arguing, And Talking Back Once And For All?
What If I Was The Next American Idol... oh, the funny things kids say. Here's a laugh for sure!
The Mislabeled Child is a book of hope, validation, reassurance, and promise like no other.
Help your baby drift off to a peaceful sleep with the Tender Tones blanket. Lay your child down on a plush blanket with the sound of their mother's heartbeat echoing in their little ears.
Have fun using tabletop easels to develop essential upper extremity strength, stability, and fine motor control.
Just heard from my boy's kindergarten teacher that they 're concern that my son might have this prosprioceptive sensory disorder, they're not 100% sure
My son is 11 with multiple dx Asperger's (mild) SPD ADHD. He is struggling in school to stay focused listening and behavior issues. Can anyone offer strategies
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child... Susan's SPD Journey.
From infant to teen, swings are an essential part of fun, development and necessary vestibular input. Find a great selection here!