(Sheboygan, WI 53038)
I have an 8 year old niece that displayed a neurological concern using her hands when she was a small child--2-3-4. It was constant touching her hands to her fingertips in a fast motion whenever she became excited. It still continues today, but has diminished greatly. She now has moved to chewing her clothes--shirts, sweaters, placing holes in them by chewing. Even though she is an articulate and intelligent 8 year old, she struggles in the academic area of reading--syllable distinction, placing different letter in words and reading the correct words incorrectly. I want to add she is an anxious little girl that seems to have some anxiety concerns as well. I am unsure if this is something sensory, neurological, or behavioral. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to The SPD Q & A.