by Joanne Blaylock
(Fulton, Mississippi, United States)
My son Elijah is 4.5 and was diagnosed with a microchromosome 16 deletion syndrome back in January because he is not verbal. What I have learned through this checklist is that my son has signs of Tactile Dysfunction under Hyposensitivity, has poor tactical perception, signs of Vestibular Dysfunction, and the main one is SPD.
An exercise that a lot of children find very stimulating is jumping on the trampoline. This kind of exercise not only benefits those with SPD physically by strengthening muscles and joints, but it has…