Chanelling Excess Energy
I suspect my son, aged 5, has SPD, mainly under responsive in many areas. I do not have a diagnosis, I am still waiting for him to be assessed. I've been to the doctors with the check list and the school has also requested an assessment but we're still waiting 6 months later! Any way, his speech therapist suggested that he should take up a hobby/activity to channel his energy such as drumming.
We've tried karate but that was a disaster - he spent most of the time spinning around on the floor and ignoring his instructor! He is very sensitive to his environment and doesn't do well in busy noisy classrooms. What would be the best activity to channel his energy - something he could cope with? I'm thinking horse riding, swimming, music, football etc.