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I am 14 and I believe I have spd. The only problem is that when I try to talk to my parents about it they snap at me and shut me down like I'm saying there
My 21/2 year old son displays many symptoms of the sensory seeker. As a baby he was inconsolable and is still using a pacifier at night. He is intense
My son is 8 years old and has SPD. Lately he is getting sensations in his hands. He describes it as getting splinters. Sometimes it gets so bad that
My daughter is nearly 8 and up until a few weeks ago sucked her middle and ring finger frequently. After many failed attempts she seems to have successfully
We live in Evanston and we are looking to meet other families who are dealing with SPD issues with their child. We feel so alone and it is so scary.
I am a mom of 4 beautiful kids! I just recently found out my daughter has SPD, She is a 4 year old beautiful,smart,caring little girl. When she was born,
Hi, my son is 8yrs. old, and has SPD. A little over a year ago, he started having to urinate alot. He is seeing a urologist, and they can't figure
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 have a 3 and a half year old little boy who is a textbook sensory seeker, and is extremely delayed in his speech and cognitive abilities. He has some
My son is 2 1/2. I have had many issues with him since he turned a year old. He hit all his milestones within normal range, but I have always always
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 have a 7yo son that has a real issue with his clothes. He will NOT wear jeans. They have to be the sports pants or windbreaker type pants. They
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
How can haircut fear be minimized in a 4 year old boy diagnosed with SPD?
Sensory Processing Adults: The Forgotten Ones By Lisa Graubart, LCSW-R Imagine bumping into walls, having difficulty negotiating space, being uncoordinated
My son is 3 yrars old..he requires exvessive time to fall asleep since he was born.now he falls asleep soon if there's no nap during the day..if he wakes
My verbally gifted son, age 12, has sensory issues, low muscle tone and dyspraxia. He used to have trouble with clothing tags and socks. Now he has trouble
My son constantly scratches. He scratches virtually every part of his body. He has had eczema since he was a child, however he has none currently and
My three year old out of no where is obsessed with grabbing, rubbing, snuggling ears and rubs his face on them but only certain people. He mainly does
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 do believe SPD is real. I experience it myself. I am self-diagnosed. I experience being overwhelmed and needing time to recharge. As an adult, I have
I would always think my habits of having to constantly turn the brightness down on my devices or turning off lights around the house were just little habits
Ever since I was about 6 or 7 years old, I was constantly moving. I would stand in front of the television and flap my hands, and do this little dance,
Hello. I am a fourteen-year-old girl, and I have been diagnosed with both SPD and ADD in different points in my life. As you can imagine, I have had many
I’m 31 F and since things like sensory processing disorder became better known I’ve always thought that must be what I have! Socks are the bane of my
I need suggestions as to where to find a strong flexible silicon tube that I can attached inside my grandson’s face mask to bite on, I have a lot of masks
Hi Everyone... My name is Ro - I'm a twenty one year old University student and I have lived with SPD all my life, although I didn't even know it was SPD
My 4 year old boy has a huge uncontrollable meltdown over his shoes every morning when I try to put them on. He had velcro shoes which were too loose
I have a nine year old son who has been diagnosed with asperger's syndrome. His father has been introduced to SIRRI and would like to have him go through
Has anyone found a solution to their child's seat belt issues? My daughter (7) screams when using one. Therapists, OT, brushing, soft this or that, distractions
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'm 19 and since I can remember, I have had issues with the visual texture of objects. Most textures do not bother me, but textures such as woodgrain
My daughter has a 10 second delay in responding to any instructions or to perform any activity. This is more visible when she is with outsiders. She is
Sensory processing disorder is a controversial topic that many have a difference of opinion concerning. Individuals all over are truly concerned about
I can remember as a kid being tortured by certain feelings such as wearing a wool uniform....ugh. I insisted on wearing my socks inside out because I hated
I can’t stand the feeling of having hair on my head :(. It’s a major daily issue. I’m 38, and shaving my hair isn’t the best look, but when I have it long,
My 4 year old (just turned 4) has always had an issue with clothing/socks/shoes not feeling good, but over the last few weeks it has gotten much worse.
My son is 4 & 1/2 and has propioceptive dysfunction. We can't afford therapy for him. For their sake, get them the help they need. Their poor little
Has anyone encountered this problem and do you have any solutions or ways to lessen the annoyance caused by buttons?
My son has what they say is a mild case of SPD. This morning he had pancakes for breakfast which is something he normally eats. He also had some milk
While in counseling for our middle son's (13 years old) anger problems, his sensitivity to whistling keeps coming up. He goes to instant angry when one
Why would a person have a habit of constantly holding an object such as a paper towel or napkin in their hand?
I have a 7 year old boy who loves sports - particularly hockey and baseball, and loves to play goalie and catcher because of the heavy gear. He loves being
Does anyone have any suggestions? I would like to think that I've already tried every style of bra out there.... including tanks, cami's, and even the
We are working with a family who has a 4 year old child with Sensory Processing Disorder. The child refuses to use toilets in public. It began with self
My daughter has oral integration disorder. She is 3.5 years old and will only eat pureed food and only the same meals which is veggies pureed with meat
My son is 38 months old. He has been seen by our Regional Center for autism testing when he was 20 months old. He was given OT and speech therapy (for
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,
Hi, my baby girl is 10.5 months old. Since birth, she never really put anything like toys, or teether in her mouth. We started solid at 6 months, she refused