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My son is four years old and he is autistic. Lately, he is been having this issue where he has to roll his chin against my elbow bone or any bones in
I suspect I have always had a minor sensory handicap, however when I turned 70 years of age it got progressively worse. Now at age 80 I find ALL my senses,
I have an issue where when I am around people, I anticipate being tickled by others even though I'm not. I can always tell when if someone positions
From dealing with my 5 year old with auditory and conduct issues I am extremely disappointed in occupational therapists in my area. Also my insurance
I have a 16 year old grandson that was diagnosed very early at age 2 with sensory processing disorder. We took him to therapy, The therapy only continued
I am concerned about things that I do and wanted see if anyone can help. First I can't eat with a fork that has bent prongs Second I can't eat my salad,
over the past few years my son at the drop of a hat will have these 2 year old like melt downs. He yells, throws things shakes his bed hits the wall.
My daughter daughter's tactile and audorory stimulus is to to'paper'. Does anyone else have this? If so, What techniques have you used? How did
Counter to what everyone has told me, I resorted to forcing my 5 year old son with Autism to eat. Background: I followed the guidance from therapists
My son Aidan is 22 months old and just today we were finally able to have a child developmental specialist listen to our story and believe us. I have
Is or could SPD be a result of preeclampsia during late pregnancy?
I can wear shorts, jeans, dress pants (if made of cotton), but I absolutely CANNOT wear a skirt or dress. For one thing, if they're slim cut, a person
I'm 40 now, but have had this issue since as long as I can remember. I've only just seen this forum and the term SPD. I used to wear mainly second hand
My friend's daughter is severely autistic, eighteen years old and a flight risk. Neither of them can ever go out. Any suggestions? The girl can never
Does anyone have a problem with sugar issues? My 12 y/o son has this strong craving for sugar and had been stealing candy or anything that has sugar....
Use a toy vacuum to help decrease fears and hypersensitivity to sounds due to auditory defensiveness. Also a great heavy work activity for children with sensory processing disorders.
With SPD does your skin react to lotions and how they feel on your skin?
An inspiring account from one mom about living with, learning about, and helping her SPD child... Susan's SPD Journey.
Jumpolene: a safe, practical, inexpensive alternative to trampolines for children ages 3-6
Noises and smells can be very irritating to me. I am usually the first one to smell or hear stuff. It is no fun, because people do not understand how bad
Hi... I'm just after a bit of general opinion here as my daughter is awaiting her assessment with the child development centre, but I feel a bit list and
My 4 (almost 5) year old son has only a few of these symptoms. His pre-Kindergarten teacher told me she thinks he has SPD because he is too friendly.
I have had SPD since I was born, Im now 43 & have only just discovered that there is a name for this! When I was young,I was called the difficult one,the
For autism anxiety overload, try behavioral and dietary modifications first, to see what improvements can be made naturally.
Moon shoes and anti-gravity boots are the perfect safe and effective answer for the proprioceptive input your child needs and craves. Give your child the bouncing input they need!
Use these multi-sensory ball pits to awaken or calm your tactile system. They are fun for all ages and provide the necessary therapeutic input right in your own home!
The uses and benefits of sand and water tables for indoor sensory play!
Balance boards and balance discs are a great way to help children with sensory processing disorders improve balance and coordination skills and help them alleviate fears of unsteady/uneven surfaces!
Use beach sand toys such as sand diggers, cranes, sand playsets and sand molds to give your child fun sensory experiences with sand play. Great products for tactile and heavy work input!
I cannot tell you how many types of underwear I have tried for my now 11 year-old daughter. I have tried Hanna Andersson, the Esme brand and others. I
The transition from crib to bed doesn't have to be so difficult. Help yourlittle ones with these awesome bed tents. Use for kids with SPD to help calm them for sleep and reduce visual stimulation.
My nephew is 6 years old and has atypical behavior. He doesn't look people in the eyes. When you hug him, he doesn't hug back. He just stands there
Want to know how to help your child with oral defensiveness tolerate dentist visits better? Then you don't want to miss these specific techniques!
Potty training kids with SPD... a frustrating and sometimes daunting task.
I have a family member newly diagnosed with SPD. I am a certified massage therapist, and was told by his occupational therapist that massage would be beneficial
My 3 year old has many symptoms of SPD, she currently receives speech therapy in the Head Start Program in the local school district. I have had trouble
Oh my gosh, I need some help and it's with a bit of a sensitive subject! My 17 yr old has autism and part of that involves sensory issues with clothing.
A hilarious story about a day in the life with an Sensory Integration kid.
My baby now two and a half had a very traumatic birth and now has oral textile and maybe more spds. I have heard from others that either stopped breathing
Hello all. Im a 37 yr old mother of a son who was recently diagnosed with SPD. While learning about his SPD, I discovered that I also likely have SPD,
My 11 year old granddaughter makes noises all the time like small coughs, sniffing and other noises. I’m trying too get her in at the doctors but it’s
I finally got my insurance to pay for the evaluation but may not cover treatment because they don't cover sensory integration dysfunction. This really
I'm 62yo in Pittsburgh,18 years diagnosed with Neurosarcoidosis,had over 14+ years vision, taste and smell lost, imbalance and nerve pain. Took various
I have a story about a picky eater who is now almost 30 yrs. old and was also told by the Dr. don't worry about it he will grow out of it . Well.guess
My son is 5 1/2 and I'm pretty sure he has some sort of behavior/sensory issues going on. The hardest thing for us to figure out right now, is why he will
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
Hi, there... My daughter will be 2 in May. Up until last summer she was eating everything! And almost over night she stopped, all she will take is and
MY 3 yr old son will put balls in his shirt and play. As soon as he realizes I am watching him he runs and hides. He is VERY persistent about me leaving
Im now 15 and pretty much ever since i was born i have been struggling with the severe constipation. there has actually been stages in my life where i