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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!
This issue has developed slowly over the last couple of months. First she wanted to sleep naked which we felt was ok. Now she does not want to get dressed
The similarities and differences between spectrum disorders and SPD are so complicated and require more research.
Links and related resources for sensory processing disorder / sensory integration dysfunction.
At 14 months old my son was diagnosed with Sensory Integration Dysfunction and received weekly help from an occupational therapist, speech therapist and
Is it Sensory Processing Disorder, something else, or both? Check out the symptoms of look-alike diagnoses and gain insight into the confusion of SPD comorbidity
When a child has made little progress in SPD therapy, it MAY be a delayed reaction to foods that is the culprit or hindrance to therapy. Come find out...SPD or food allergies?
Attention Teachers: Important factors to consider when teaching an SPD child in the classroom...to make both of your days better.
My 8 yr autistic son has been crying constantly every fortnight. He cries for an entire week. Doesn't want to sleep. The doctors don't know what the problem
My son is 8 and has been illness free all through the holidays he went back to school Tuesday and Thursday he felt sick all day and had a prickly sore
I have a 3 and a half year old little boy who is a textbook sensory seeker, and is extremely delayed in his speech and cognitive abilities. He has some
Is SPD part of the Autistic Spectrum ? Aspergers? My son has been diagnosed SPD and I'm wondering because we have Autism in our family and I was asking
I don't know how much is due to autism,and I am mixed with some areas hyper and some hypo. Diagnosed with autism first as young child and again at 21,
Is SPD,adhd,asthma,allergies all related?
Have a 9 year old child. She came from a large scout group to our small girl guide unit 7-8 girls. I know these groups are loud and boisterous. Parents
Hi, I am working with a nearly four year old child who demonstrates SPD as well as other issues. She has recently begun inducing vomiting each night when
My 4 year old is on the extremely active end of SPD. He is very active and craves jumping and running. He has complained a few times that his thigh muscle
What is ur advice for a 17 yr old girl who has been going to school but yet had no toilet training,n np other adls that can be done by her? Parents are
Does anyone have any Ideas to help me help my 3.5 year old Grandson that Has SPD to stop throwing everything? We have custody of him and his little brother
If your child is seen by either a physical, occupational or speech therapist; how often do you ask that therapist the following questions: 1) Why are you
My son 4 years old.I am noticing that he is LICKING everything! We are all yelling at him to stop, that the floor is dirty and yucky.
Not until I found this website did I hear of any other parents whose children waited so long to eat solid food. My second-born gagged on anything that
Use weighted blankets to calm and relax those high energy kids or to calm children/adults with sensory processing disorders
I'm an adult with SPD (not diagnosed yet, but I'm sure I have it) and I recently made my own weighted blanket. What a difference some weight can make,
I'm a 51 year old male that has always had trouble with sensory overload -- i.e tags in clothes, wind blowing on bare skin, clothing textures (can wear
The hypersensitivity to touch section was me to a Tee. My mom always tells me about how I hated socks. Before I met my very tactile husband, I didn't
Doctor's E-book Informs Parents About Vaccine Side Effects, The Link To Autism, Swine Flu Scam & More. Ends The Confusion On Whether Or Not To Vaccinate. Many Doctor Testimonials
Brainworks Is The Premier Sensory Diet Creation Tool. Sensory Diets Are Designed Primarily For Those With Autism And Other Sensory Processing Disorders.
Throughout my son's life he has always had deep emotions. He always seemed to feel things a lot more than others. He would get angry at injustices, cry
Children with autism seem to learn best when the instructional material is presented in visual form.
The REAL stories of SPD families are not usually glamorous. Come find out about the struggles of this SPD family... Mikey's SPD Journey. Can you relate?
Moon shoes and anti-gravity boots are the perfect safe and effective answer for the proprioceptive input your child needs and craves. Give your child the bouncing input they need!
Story would be long one... However, want to clarify your position on what is my understanding and EXPERIENCE --- Namely that there IS a difference between
Give your toddler a thrill of a ride with this Music In Motion Roller Coaster. Children with sensory processing disorders, or without, need to integrate and tolerate vestibular movement experiences.
Unwind and relax with soothing sounds of a nature sound machine
My son was born two months early weighing only in the 2 pounds range. He has had two eye surgeries for eyes sticking and having strabismus and other
My daughter is 9 and I am having a horrible time trying to find her new underwear, I don't know how many packs I have gone through. She is down to one
Want to know how to help your child with oral defensiveness tolerate dentist visits better? Then you don't want to miss these specific techniques!
Having trouble finding an OT? Below you will find a links to ALL Occupational Therapy Associations for every US state. This is a GREAT place to start.