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My son is 7 with apraxia and some sensory issues. The questions I am worried about is he has gotten burnt with a cookie sheet, cut on the bottom of the
The pages of history are filled with cases of everyday people turning tragedy into triumph.
But this does not happen by chance. It takes tremendous courage and foresight.
My 4 1/2 year old daughter, who has hyper SPD, seems to feel pain more intensely than other children. The slightest injury or illness can send her into
I have a 7 year old son who is still having trouble with bathroom accidents. He says he has a hard time knowing when his body is telling him he needs
A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills.
Hi, i just want to share if anyone is experiencing the same. Since i was a kid i cannot sleep if i dont rub my feet on a rough texture fabric which i have
I am SO SICK AND TIRED of seeing kids come into my office with a diagnosis of ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive
My 3 year old son will not chew his food at all and therefore can only eat semi or pureed food. He can be a very difficult and demanding child but also
For the past 4-5 years I have researched and sought out help in diagnosing the behavior my now seven-year-old daughter displays. We have visited multiple
I don't know what to do anymore, certain materials make me cringe way too much, send shivers all over my body, make my teeth and nails hurt, and sometimes
Since my son was probably two, he started to squeeze peoples cheeks. This cute habit has stuck with him and now he is 5. He has to touch soft things and
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 5 year old daughter refuses to wear underwear, pants, shirts she will only wear dresses. I have tired everything I can think of, every type of underwear
Does anyone have ideas around this habit?
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
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
I am a 45 y.o. woman who has had a special silky blanket for as long as I can remember. I have to be able to touch it to my face and it needs to be cold
My son is 3 years old. We've been seeing an OT for 4 months with not a lot of progress, which is understandable. My son will eat chips, crackers, cookies,
My son just turned 9. He poops in his pants at least 4-5 times a week, sometimes more. He says he can't feel it or smell it. He also has sleep apnea,
I originally came to this site and just made this comment on somebody else's texture blog, but I figured, why not make my own blog and see how many people
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
I am super annoyed with crowded places and busy noises. It totally stresses me out. Too many people stress me out because i feel like i cant tune any
I am an adult and I have not been professionally diagnosed with SPD, however I am pretty sure I have it and have it pretty bad..... One thing I have noticed
Tears in my eyes, Pain in my heart. Wondering if this darkness, Will ever part. My eyes swollen and tender, You see. Wondering why it's happening, To
Hi, everyone~... I'm the mom of a 28 year old with a mild case of SPD (4 on a scale of 1-10). It could well be genetic, as I recognize 4 out of 15 SPD
I have a son with SPD, and my husband and I are thinking about having another baby. How likely would it be for blessing #2 to end up with SPD?
My OT suggested this tip and it works, so I thought I would share. During our meal, we have a game of try it. He gets to pick one new thing to try with
My son is 15 years old now and these problems have been going on, at least some of them, since he was an infant. I have never sought out help because
As nice as it would be to only make one meal for the family, the best foods for picky eaters are the ones they will actually eat that also have some nutrition.
I have been searching for an answer to this question for years and someone pointed me in the direction of this site. I have never been diagnosed with SPD
My son is about to turn 17 next month. All of his life, he has refused to eat fruits and vegetables, and has resisted trying new foods, although he once
My 5yo seems to show some signs of SPD in relation to textures and the sensation of being hungry. He basically only eats fruit, vegetables and crackers.
I am wondering if anyone has found if the Montessori style of teaching is better than regular public school setting for children with SPD? Any experiences
My grandson was nonverbal until the age of 3. In his first year, he ate very well but about a year old, he stopped eating, gagged at the sight of food.
Hi. I am nearly 21 years old and I am convinced I have SPD due to a number of things. My question is this to any adult with this disorder- Do you have
I have a 20 month old son who has always over-reacted to things. Recently however, bath time has become a nightmare! He used to love taking baths, but
My 8 year old son was diagnosed with SPD about a year ago. Among other things, he is still not able to keep his pants dry during the day. He says he doesn't
Sometimes I feel like I'm not even living in my own body. Im a 19 year old female and ive always struggled with relating my body to my mind. I've been
I am a woman in my 20's with SPD. I always use to use intuition scentless razors for shaving and they worked well. Now they changed their soap formula
I was shocked to score 46 on this test. Some of them were much worse in childhood, some got better and some have gotten worse over time. Some I never even
My 5 year old granddaughter loves to touch cold skin, especially ear lobes. She can't seem to fall asleep without touching and stroking arms and ears.
My daughter is on the spectrum - high functioning and has sensory issues, specifically with underwear. We have tried every size, type, material and she
I'm looking for DSM-5 or ICD-10 codes for SPD and cannot find. What codes are being used for insurance billing for treatment of SPD? Thank you!
I am as desperate as all of you for answers. I am also under the impression that I must have a form of autism and that it is indeed a burden and a blessing.
Many gifted children have sensory issues, ADHD, slight Autism, social issues (getting along well with older kids not with peers) and other behavioral/developmental
My niece is 5 and is diagnosed with Phelan McDermid Syndrome, an autistic-like syndrome. When she is wearing a jacket or coat that has a zipper near
All my life clothes have itched, pinched, squeezed, and hurt! Shirt collars rub incessantly and necklines higher than my collarbone make me feel like
From the moment I brought Carrie Anne home she exhibited signs, which looking back I can identify, but being a new mom I chalked it up to my inexperience