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I took Reglan during my pregnancy. I know I probably got my cervical dystonia from taking it. Is it possible that my son could of gotten sensory processing
Has anyone figured out what causes this? Is it hereditary? Or does something happen during pregnancy? Without going into personal issues, I was in danger
Learning to zipper a jacket can be a complicated but functional skill for kids to manage. Coat zipping is an intricate motor planning process requiring significant fine motor skills.
Ever since I was a kid.. and now i know what it was. It was never my fault, it was SPD.
What do you do when your daughter has extreme sensory issues with clothing, sounds, voices, the worse though is wearing a seat belt in the car. I have
My daughter is 4 1/2 years old and cannot for the life of her wear clothes. One day something will be okay enough to wear and the next day nothing is okay.
My son is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with SPD since he was 6 years. I can deal with virtually every aspect of his disorder apart from his constant
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
My son is 5 yrs. old he wants to wear the same pajama outfit all the time, only time I can wash it is when he's in bed-he will even sleep naked if i don't
I'll tell you what I've done that's mostly worked. Weighted blanket Ear plugs (I think the pressure in my ears helps) Melatonin or Unisom (trazodone
Saw many posts about this - wanted to share what worked for us. Posted as a comment, then decided it might be best to repost as a thread. There are better
My 6 year old daughter (diagnosed with ADHD combined, hypotonia, dev. dyspraxia) waiting to b evaluated by OT for SPD is always trying to touch the skin
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
Should children with SPD be tested for Mthfr?
Does anyone have ideas around this habit?
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
My is 6 yrs old, he will be 7 in May. He has had reflux since he was a year old. He has just been diagnose with ADHD. He is at the understanding level
I understand your page is focusing on early intervention w/young children & will understandably be parent-centered, but there are thousands if not millions
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
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