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Hi, my name is Capri, I have been struggling with a touch sensory processing issue for about 5ish years. I cannot stand the feeling of paper, it makes
I am wondering if anyone has tried neurofeedback for SPD. I have a 5 year old sensory seeker who is often aggressive-sometimes because he is angry, and
Hi... My son is 12 and whenever we go swimming his hands and feet become exceptionally painful. The pain lasts for about 30 minutes after leaving the pool.
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,
I've had concerns about my son for quite sometime now. He will be 2 in about 2 weeks. At first, I thought it was autism. His pediatrician didn't believe
My son is 7 and has recently started picking at his nails and pulling skin off to the point where they bleed. He also picks at scabs continuously and
I am working with a child who is so sensitive to the feel of paper or anything like it with a dry feel, he says. He uses a transparency paper to put under
My grandson is 7 years and diagnosed with SPD. He continually repeats sentences over and over and over even though I am responding to him. Is this normal
By visual processing deficits I am not talking about the information you get from a normal eye exam... What we are talking about here is the way our brains PROCESS visual stimuli and input.
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
My son - now aged 11 has finally been diagnosed with SPD. I am so angry at myself for not recognizing the symptoms....having now read up on it - I know
Which sense disorder is more prevalent or affects the most out of the seven senses (visual, tactile, sound, smell, proprioceptive, vestibular) in SPD?
I was always told I had un diagnosed SPD and I know I have gross motor skills. Since I was a child certain textures,lights, noises, and smells have always
Do you have a little Energizer Bunny on your hands? He keeps going, and going, and going...then spring bouncing horses can spell relief for your vestibular and proprioceptive input-craving toddler.
Hi everyone! I have a 23 month old daughter who is very high needs and always has been. She is not diagnosed with autism or SPD that I know of (will be
Dyspraxia is a sub type of Sensory Based Motor Disorder, which can initially manifest at any time during development, from early childhood to adulthood.
I heard from my Aspie's school social worker. The BAD NEWS - he typed an email to the vice principal, reported being bullied, threatened hurting another
How a grandmother uses cheese to get her picky eating grandson to eat more.
Busy weeknights and picky eaters can make mealtime a challenge. One thing that we can always guarantee he’ll eat is mac and cheese.
Use rope lights for soothing, calming lighting in your child's room. Particular beneficial for children with sensory processing disorders; for calming or stimulating input.
I just discovered that I have SPD by reading the information provided and the testimonials of adults and parents. I am 62 years old and have been able
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