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My 22 year old daughter has several of the symptoms listed. We've had a hard time understanding what she is experiencing and she was finally able to give
My daughter has just been diagnosed with SPD. She is a SENSORY SEEKER and always on the go! What are some ideas of the best calming home environment for
My grandson just turned two. He likes to spin in circles, lick the carpet, and doesn't talk much. He is very lovable at time but likes to hit also. He's
Well...I came on to read opinions on my 4 y.o. grandson who will have a fit over wearing certain clothes that are either too big or too small. This is
My son Lucas is 3 yrs old (almost 4 now) and he is sooo sensitive with certain things. He overreacts to a lot of things, or what we think is overreacting,
I have a daughter that's 5. She has cystic fibrosis. I put her on the potty every 45 mins but she won't sit long enough to pee or poop. We have done the
Hi My 2.8 year old child doesnt do eye contact with strangers and runs around with humming sound (sound like EEEEEEEEE.....). and most of the time doesnt
I have noticed that my 4 yr old grandson bumps his head a lot. Walls. Doors. Table etc to me he is hitting these extremely hard.... his immediate response
I am having some trouble understanding oral sensory processing disorder is more than just a control/mental/emotional issues related to food. Or, somehow
Picky eaters wholesome waffles ;) steam butternut, sweet potato, little carrot to soft enough to pulp with fork. Cup full with 2 eggs 1/3 cup selfraise
I'm 25 years old and have been trying to figure out what's been causing the issues I've had since a child; particularly finger twitching where I put my
My son constantly scratches. He scratches virtually every part of his body. He has had eczema since he was a child, however he has none currently and
i find great comfort in touching knitted materials... almost a high from it. when i touch a tightly knit sweater or blanket i feel my fingertips run over
My son is 6yrs old and in kindergarten. He has an IEP that was written last spring after his preschool to set-up for his kindergarten year. We have had
Noises and smells can be very irritating to me. I am usually the first one to smell or hear stuff. It is no fun, because people do not understand how bad
My daughter has oral integration disorder. She is 3.5 years old and will only eat pureed food and only the same meals which is veggies pureed with meat
When I was a child I was always uncomfortable, physically. I could not stand being touched and was therefore unable to appreciate physical affection. The
Can anyone recommend a qualified occupational therapist who can help diagnose and treat my grandson in England, in the county of Buckinghamshire please?
Please help. My 6 years old boy is diagnosed SPD. Doesn't talk at all and doesn't sleep before 1 am. He is having OT and ST therapies since 3 years.
Hi everyone, I have a story about a picky eater who is now almost 30 yrs. old and was also told by the Dr. don't worry about it he will grow out of
My 3yr. Old just recently started licking his fingers then rubs his eyebrow and sometimes his ear. Can u help me understand this and if I need to be worried
I hold my breath when someone walks by because I don't want to catch a whiff of their scent. I hold my breath and/or choke when I have to touch a clothing
I have a family asking for any suggestions to help them trim/cut their 4 y/o son's hair without having to physically hold him down and have him get so
Hi Please forgive the length of this post... I want to give you a brief history of myself before jumping into the main point. Im a 46 yr old working
My oldest son is 6 and was diagnosed w/ SPD when he was 4. We've had problems with him his whole life. As a baby he had colic, he cried constantly, he
With Christmas now behind us and New Year's Eve on the way, I thought it appropriate to write about the challenges faced by my grandson during the holiday
My son is 4.5 taking meds is a nightmare let alone pickiness on eating or change any suggestions ? High temps flu no fun
My child has a sensory processing disorder. For several items on the checklist, I have been taking him for special tests, upper and lower GIs, etc. He
For so many years I just chalked things up to her being a difficult child. But now I realize that she probably has SPD. So many light bulbs are going off
My 4 year old has epic tantrums when transitioning or when he does not want to stop doing an activity. When he tantrums at home and in preschool and he
I work in an outpatient clinic treating pediatric clients across the spectrum of developmental, physical, and mental-emotional health diagnoses or lack
I was looking over the checklist and I am unsure if to be diagnosed one would have a few or more check marks per category or if the checked item would
I really don't even know where to begin. I guess it began just tonight when I was talking to my aunt about my 8 yr old sons teeth. Not that my problems
Our 4th grade son is having issues in his classroom. He has an IEP but it very loosely written - chew gum, take exercise breaks. He is getting overwhelmed
My granddaughter laughs In appropriately in all sorts of situations, she doesn't eat and may be hospitalized, she answers most questions with whatever
My daughter is 13 and has Downs syndrome and has always talked to herself playfully. Over the past couple months it has gotten to the point where she constantly
Reading this leads me to understand why my 3 year old acts the way he does! I just read it a second time and it gives me patience again. Less so with the
I really need help. My son wears a pullup and urinates on the toilet when we use a timer. When the timer goes off we take him and he urinates. The pullup
I've always been dimmly aware of a need to touch and taste things; I was notorious as a child for putting absolutely everything in my mouth, from toys
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
Our 6 yr old started Kindergarten this fall and he clearly has SPD issues. We let the school and teacher know up front and his teacher has been a saint
Sensitive Santa is an event the Mall at Johnson City has held now for six years.
The goal is to allow children with sensory processing disorders to have the opportunity to take a picture with Santa in a calm and comfortable environment.
My husband and I are separated and in a custody battle over our 9 year old son with SPD. My husband thinks it's a good idea to have our son every other
My daughter, Katie, has stopped eating full meals the past month. She only nibbles on a little bit of food. It's becoming debilitating at this point. In
My daughter is 12 she had her first menstrual period she has adhd and is medicated. We were doing well until Thanksgiving day and the day after. Today
I mostly feel I have a hyposensitive oral problem, but I have a few of the hypersensitive oral symptoms too.
been trying to put my finger on what was wrong with my now three year old for years no one was listening to me after reading this its amazing he is like
Hi, I'm almost 24 (f) and have had a plethora of these problems since I was a little kid. I first noticed it when I realized normally people don't walk
Why would a person have a habit of constantly holding an object such as a paper towel or napkin in their hand?