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My 7 year old son cannot stand washing his hands, particularly with soap. I've tried liquid,solid and foam soap, but he can't tolerate anything. I can't
My son has been touching his ears for sometime now. It's becoming a problem now. He been touching kids ears in school. I tell him all the time that he
Hello, my 23 year old daughter has OCD and SPD. She has only worn certain types of clothing since she was little. Problem is the rules are always changing.
My daughter has been diagnosed with OCD. She likes to know that things are just right and this involves mostly her clothing, hair, etc. She doesn't like
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
Is SPD a REAL diagnosis? Sensory Processing Disorder has been a controversial diagnosis in some fields of medicine and amongst the community in general. It's time for US to answer this question... Do YOU think SPD is real? Let the world know your thoughts, research, experiences, comments, and/or questions.
I have twin toddlers in my class that constantly have their fingers in their mouths and twirl each other's hair. One of them also seems as though his
My daughter, Leah (8 in august), has had a problem with clothes since she was 3. Every day getting her ready for school has been a challenge. This past
No more sugar coating. The REAL stories of SPD families MUST be told!
I participated in an interaction between my son and another adult, and I am not sure I handled it correctly. I consider myself not a perfect mom, but
Any suggestions? My son cannot tolerate the elastic in his underwear.
Can SPD kids get days confused? My nephew is sure that my mom picked him up from school and took to him to the doc which we did a few weeks ago but he
Is SPD,adhd,asthma,allergies all related?
Can something that looks like a possible seizure (upper body shaking) be associated with Sensory Processing Disorder? According to a EEG... they are
Hello. I have a 5 year old daughter who has been diagnosed with SPD. To say her sensory issues were extreme would be putting it lightly. Everything bothered
The Stagecoach Music Festival and The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Begins today. How do you handle the sensory overload?
Now moms and dads can have variety in meal order to keep little ones motivated to reach their favorite foods.
Improve your child's handwriting skills; Handwriting Without Tears is an excellent program to use with any child, especially children with SPD
I am a 34 year old mom of 4 kids. I have 3 boys & one girl. My daughter who is 4 years old, always from the time of her birth had an issue with clothes
Need help explaining SPD to your child? Here's the how, why, when, how much from different parent perspectives. Part 5
My 7 year old with Sensory Processing Disorder is meeting my future father in law for the first time.
I am looking for a provider in the Los Angeles area to evaluate and treat my 13 year old daughter for possible SPD and/or integrating primitive reflexes.
Ever since having abdominal surgery for Crohn's Disease 11 years ago, I've had a large degree of difficulty with my clothing, in particular. I wear everything
How do I address my daughter and try to correct a habit that I thought she would outgrow? It started when she was around two with a princess wand. She
Need help explaining SPD to your child? Here's the how, why, when, how much from different parent perspectives. Part 4
Common sensory sensitivities can make a typically joyful time of year a time of confusion and frustration.
I as a Child could not stand touching anything fluffy, or excessively soft. I hated puffy things, such as my coat and would scream or cry if I had to touch
Need help explaining SPD to your child? Here's the how, why, when, how much from different parent perspectives. Part 3
Why would a person have a habit of constantly holding an object such as a paper towel or napkin in their hand?
My daughter has a very strong gag reflex to the point of throwing up at times. Typically it is triggered by the site of certain foods, the site of food
Are there any links between SPD and headaches? My son has recently been diagnosed with SPD and we've also realized that he's suffering from frequent
My 5yr old grandson with SPD bites and nips really strongly. He bites and scrabs his 2 yr old sister. How can we stop this?
My 6 year old little girl licks her finger and rubs it above her top lip. I've noticed this since her nanny that she lived with has terminal cancer.
My 4 year old was diagnosed with SPD and OCD but now I'm wondering if I missed it in my two year old.
How do you get to know your score on the sensory test? There is no score system, or would be nice if it had a probability or percentage of how likely
I have recently started working at a daycare, and I'm trying to get my son, who was diagnosed with SPD 18 months ago, enrolled.
Hello I was just reading on how children with autism/ADHD would pull out their teeth. So it got me thinking about how when I was around 3-5 years old I
My son is 8 and has SPD. It doesn't lead to any problems in school, but he jumps, flaps his hands and runs a lot. I'm afraid that this is going to lead
Need help explaining SPD to your child? Part 2. Here's the how, why, when, how much from different parent perspectives
My son has SPD (mostly tactile), Tourettes syndrome and now OCD. I have noticed that they all get much worse in March & April.
Absolutely! I have a child on the autism spectrum. If we could take the sensory problems away, the rest would be easy. For all you non-believers, imagine
Our daughter was an incredibly picky eater and had many sensory issues. I could only get her to eat Mac and Cheese, really. I found this plate on Amazon
Is your child on any type of daily medication? For seizures maybe? If so please research all the medications you are giving your child. Some will cause
Has anyone encountered this problem and do you have any solutions or ways to lessen the annoyance caused by buttons?
Need help explaining SPD to your child? Here's the how, why, when, how much from different parent perspectives
Hi. Not sure if this question is posting twice. But, my son is 7. He was diagnosed with SPD around 18months. He had occupational and speech therapy.
My 18 month old son who was 11 weeks premature sees two OTs. I haven't gotten him to use his back teeth to chew his food. I've been trying the vibrating
Has anyone tried more non-medicinal help and had even the smallest of benefits? My son, SPD, ADHD, and ASD has been on stimulants for 7 years. We added
Noah is 7 and in 1st grade. Im at my wits end with his behavior. Reading these He has every issue in the Signs Of Proprioceptive Dysfunction: 1. Sensory