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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 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
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
I believe humor is great medicine (its much cheaper to find humor in your day than to take a rest in the Psych Unit). Please do not take offense to these
6 yr old girl all of a sudden, just tonight has started to repeat questions over and over. Is there any help for this?
My daughter is 9 with SPD, and has gotten through cleanings...but she needs a appt. Soon, and I'm scared it'll need to be more than just a cleaning!
My thing is paper bags or brown cardboard the feeling has always been called making my skin crawl
I have written on here before. (10 July 2016-meis) Please read it first if you would like. I feel like this is the only place I can talk about my little
Give your toddler a thrill of a ride with this Music In Motion Roller Coaster. Children with sensory processing disorders, or without, need to integrate and tolerate vestibular movement experiences.
Hi All. I have a 5 1/2 year old that is SPD, OCD and has speech issues. She is currently in OT. We have family pets, which are all older animals, which
A beautiful version of The Twelve Days Of Christmas for parents of kids with disabilities. A tear jerker.
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
An amazing thing took place at Carmel High School’s graduation. One of our students Jack Higgins was presented with his diploma. Jack graduated after 8 years. He is a wonderful member of our student community. Jack has autism and with that comes sensory issues. At graduation the student body and several thousand individuals were asked to not clap or cheer so Jack could participate. What followed was nothing short of a miracle.
A few years ago my 'sensory problems' really began to get bad. Slowly they have gotten worse and worse. Now it is to the point where I can't stand the
Seems over the last two years, I've developed this.... I'm not sure what to make of it as I hear white noise is used to drown out the symptom..BUT continually
Common sensory sensitivities can make a joyful time of year a time of confusion and frustration. Tips and sensory strategies for surviving the holidays.
Has anyone else seen Borderline Personality Disorder manifest in teenagers/young adults who have a clear disgnosis from early childhood of Sensory Processing
My son just turned 9 and he is on the Spectrum’s he used to eat only puffy Cheetos and peanut butter and jelly with pediasure chocolate shakes. Within
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
My 7 year old son is so picky about his socks. I have to buy new socks all the time because he does not like the texture of them once washed. He says
My daughter has an habit of scratching the wall paint with nails and eating them. What makes her to do that? How do we stop this?
My 2 1/2 year old son was diagnosed with SPD shortly after his second birthday. He is currently working with an OT, Developmental Specialist, and a Speech
Are there any links between SPD and headaches? My son has recently been diagnosed with SPD and we've also realized that he's suffering from frequent
My daughter is 3 1/2 years old. She has SPD and whenever she has to poop, she goes in her panties. She can't feel when she has to go. I don't know what
Hello, I am doing an essay on why SPD isn't its own diagnosis yet and why it should be. How advocates and parents have to fight with insurance companies
My 6 yr old son sucks on fuzzy blankets when he is just sitting watching TV or going to bed.. could this be a sign of SPD?
My son is 3.5 and started preschool. Now every day, almost several times a day he is squeezing other classmates, sometimes sitting over them, on them,