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Oh my gosh, I need some help and it's with a bit of a sensitive subject! My 17 yr old has autism and part of that involves sensory issues with clothing.
Since I was young I've always had a very difficult time wearing certain clothing items. Socks and underwear were my biggest struggle as a child. I could
My son is 4 years old and have started to lick my hands, his father's hands and other people hands. I asked him why he is doing it and he tell me he do
i am here from my research. i have recently been googling what i feel is strange about the way i deal with textures and certain noises, and i found this.
I am sorry if this has been asked before. I truly believe my son (age 3.5) has SPD and would like to get him assessed. We have Kaiser Permante insurance
Our daughter is 8 years old and from a very young age I knew she had sensory challenges. When mentioned my husband would say I was over reacting or speaking
Can medication help an SPD child? My child's tantrums get out of control. She is 7. We have tried years of OT, therapy, deep tissue massage, weighted
Look up Fight Autism and Win!! Biomedical healing. Kids are being helped. Most kids on the spectrum have too many metals in their system and have an underlying
l sought further understanding of proprioception because it can ce associated with Adhesive Arachnoiditis, a rare spinal condition that I have neem diagnosed
Avoidance tactics: Oh the lengths a tactile defensive kid will go to... funny story!
I cringed when I saw the response that a teacher put tobasco sauce on a child's tongue. This is unacceptable and any Special Education teacher will tell
I just read about SPD in the most recent issue of Today's Parent (Canadian Magazine). My son has several of the infant SPD checklist symptoms. He had
My daughter is 3 and we have recently REALLY started working on her SPD issues. Since she was 9 months, she has been a body rocker. Recently, she has
My 3 yr old son doesn't want to take off a wet diaper and wet clothes in the am. He will wake up some mornings wet with his bed also being wet. We get
Has got to the point that when he doesn't get his way or he has to share he wants to bite, pinch, scratch, headbutt, and scream. So how can I calm him
My 7 year old has SPD, among other diagnosis. We recently moved into a new home and she became fast friends with the little girl next door. At first
My RelaxaBaby app vibrations will cure any of these SPD's in any baby or child. Progress will be obvious in less than a week. Try to prove me wrong.
Anything dry makes me cringe. I used to make fun of a friend who had this in 6th grade... but then in 7th i noticed i started to developing this same thing.
In about a year a newly revised DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) will be released. I know many of you are wondering why you
I am an occupational therapist trying desperately to find the most current training on the Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT).
My 9 year old dislikes all clothing but will wear dresses. I recently read articles about Strep infections and possible links to inflammation of the
I am 19 years old and I have SPD. I am hypo sensitive and I like to chew on things a lot. That is how I regulate myself. I just wanted to let you know
I've just found this site. Thanks to my dog's IG account, and several dog owners have disabling disorders. This is one of them. So I googled it and I found
My name is Karla I am 34 and this past year I was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder! I am married with two beautiful little girls 7 and 2! I
I finally got my insurance to pay for the evaluation but may not cover treatment because they don't cover sensory integration dysfunction. This really
R is a strong healthy 10-year old boy with Down Syndrome. He attends the local primary school and is integrated with the other kids. He's sociable, likes
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child...
I am a Mother of 3 girls. My youngest is 21y.o. now, but was diagnosed with Autism based on a Sensory Processing D/O when she was just 3y.o. I was advised
I'm 45 and am pretty sure I've got sensory processing issues and ADHD because of all I've learned getting myself educated about my kid's diagnoses, probably
I cant say for sure if this is spd, but it is a big thing/problem in my life. I currently and have not for years owned pants.... I cannot wear pants even
I am contacting you since i do not know where to start. My 20 year old step-daughter has never been diagnosed with SPD, but she has severe sensory (touch)
I'm a mother of a 2.5 year old who was recently seen to be diagnosed with autism. The therapist that he saw was on the fence about his symptoms because
A two year old continues to insist that she dress herself, even though she has trouble buttoning.
Hello Girl with SPD here just wondering if anyone knew of any positive sides to having SPD? Thanks
Can a student outgrow this disability?
Autism and Sensory Integration Dysfunction (Sensory Processing Disorder) are similar, but different types of disorders.
Hi, my almost 18 month old boy doesn't talk yet. He points and takes you to the fridge or somewhere whrn he wants something. He wpuld say dadda, caca,
I am 19 years old and in college. I was diagnosed with SPD at the age of 3 because my parents noticed something strange about me, I was always alone away
I was wondering if anyone knew of any upsides to having SPD? I have it and this fact seems to be perceived as a terrible thing. I can't stand touch, love
A beautiful version of The Twelve Days Of Christmas for parents of kids with disabilities. A tear jerker.
I took Reglan during my pregnancy. I know I probably got my cervical dystonia from taking it. Is it possible that my son could of gotten sensory processing
My son has Autism. He is 5 & I'm pretty sure he also has SPD. He has a lot of issues w/ mouthing objects, but his greatest joy is playing w/ his spit
Goin' Buggy: Ah, the homeschooled, the curious, the challenges! Check out this funny story from a mother of an sensory integration kiddo who also homeschools!
Does your child show signs of vestibular dysfunction and/or gravitational insecurity? Find out what it is, the importance of diagnosis, and how to treat it.
I do not have a diagnosis of SPD, but I think I have many of the symptoms. Mostly, I am bothered by clothing. I have to have loose fitting, soft clothing
Finally, activities for picky eaters that work! If your way isn't working, you will find hope, validation, explanations and resources here for your picky eater.
Please know that some of these symptoms can also be due to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a heritable (genetic) connective tissue malfunction. When joints are
I only realized that something was really different this year; I'm 16. Touching MOST fabrics (anything that creates friction) on my fingers/hands, mostly
Since my daughter has turned 4, she has become a completely different child. She has meltdowns over everything, she has become defiant, she has nightmares