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No, I do not think it is 'real'. It is a vast over-simplification of neuroscience. There are no basic neuroscientists who believe that difficulties processing
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
Continue reading "Reglan use and Sensory Processing disorder."
Does anyone have ideas around this habit?
I have a 31 month old son who has recently (within the past three months) become VERY sensitive to other kids screaming and/or crying. He is at the point
Continue reading "2 1/2 year old who is overwhelmingly sensitive to others crying"
My son is 7 and has a tendancy to hop and pull in his arms when he is excited. He also is a rocker as is my 4 year son. Will he grow out of this way
I am autistic woman and have just learned about spd. For manny years I was a driver in spite of the fact I get lost a lot. For the past five years driving
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 granddaughter is having trouble learning to drive. She has more trouble than average learning to make turns and other minor issues. I have taken
Continue reading "Sensory disorder issues in learning to drive"
I find it calming to rub the edges of stiff fabrics under my fingernails. Sometimes I fold the edge into a point and rub it on my fingertips. Or I'll rub
Continue reading "Rubbing Stiff Fabrics Under Fingernails, etc."
Over the last few years I have been chasing a diagnosis that can explain why i feel odd or different. I was diagnosed with Cyclothymia which is similar
Continue reading "I've always felt different. Could it be SPD?"
Can anyone recommend a SIPT Certified OT that does consulting to schools in northeastern Massachusetts (preschool)? Our daughter has been diagnosed with
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
So, ever since I was little I have HATED wearing new things and (especially pants) and it takes a while used to them. The only clothes now that I have
I just found this website and finally feel some relief that I am not alone. My 2/12 year old son is still on a bottle and baby food. If I give him
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
I'm 78 years old. My granddaughter was diagnosed with SPD 20 years ago at age 5. She had occupational therapy and it has helped her a lot. She is now
Continue reading "SPD, Vertigo, Tinnitus, Chronic pain. Depression, Anxiety"
Hi, Since starting junior school in September my daughter has developed a sensitivity to the sound of paper and pencils writing on paper. This sensitivity
My daughter has issues with tags, socks her shoes need to be a certain way, etc. Now for 6 months after she goes to the bathroom she claims she cannot
Continue reading "Excessive wiping after urination claims she cannot get dry enough..."
Hi, I am a Grandmother of a SPD child, and I understand that SPD can occur in Asperger's & Autism, but is SPD a sign of Asperger's & Autism? Thanks so
I’m 16 now and and I’m not quite sure how long this has been going on for, but I just hate the feeling, sound, look or anything to do with metal. When
I have sensory processing disorder and i get chapped lips very easily but i don't like the feel of chapstick or anything like that. Does anybody have
When my fingers become really dry and rough from the weather or especially after a shower, I can't stand to touch and put any clothes on until I put lotion
I don't know what to do anymore, certain materials make me cringe way too much, send shivers all over my body, make my teeth and nails hurt, and sometimes
Continue reading "Certain materials make me cringe out of control"
Common sensory sensitivities can make a joyful time of year a time of confusion and frustration. Tips and sensory strategies for surviving the holidays.
My son has refused to be fully potty trained since we started when he was a toddler. He jumps around and holds his belly in whenever he feels the sensation
Continue reading "Help! My 7 year old 2nd grader will not poop on the potty"
I'm not 100% sure that I have SPD, but I do have really severe sensory issues. I have panic attacks whenever I get over-stimulated and it's horrible.
Okay, so my son went across the street for a play date tonight. When he came back, the parent of the other boy said he had a little choking scare (which
Continue reading "4 year old son won't swallow or spit out saliva, refuses to open mouth to speak."
Hi, my name is Jessica and I have a beautiful little girl name Emma Grace, when we were ready to move to table foods she had a very hard time. Each time
Continue reading "My 2 year old will not eat Table Foods only baby food."
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
Continue reading "Repeating words and sentences over & over"
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
Continue reading "2 1/2 year old tip toe walks, flaps his arms or clenches his fists, and vibrates his entire body when he is excited. What gives?"
Hi... Looking for an asd therapist near 285 in Colorado for my 8 year old son, he was recently diagnosed and really struggles with sensory issues, rigid
Continue reading "ASD therapist near Conifer, Evergreen, Englewood, Littleton?"
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
A 5 year old boy is always touching the girls hair in his kindergarten class,he twirls,rubs,and spells their hair even after being told it's inappropriate
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
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 son is autistic and has increasingly complained about itching, to the point that he is miserable. I don't believe it is the result of an allergy, but
Got sober 2 years ago, got divorced 2 weeks ago, and now this. Ex called me rainman for the entirety of the relationship. Decided to finally look into
Has anyone encountered this problem and do you have any solutions or ways to lessen the annoyance caused by buttons?
We are at a crossroads and need advice....do we continue with the braces or have them removed? Our son had 4 teeth pulled with no issue to make room for
Continue reading "Difficulty coping with braces (18 years old)"
I have an 8 year old son who laughs at his baby sister's crying. This is the worse scenario that his laughing happens in house, but he also laughs when
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
I was struggling to go through all of the other topics at once, so I apologize for asking something that may have already been answered. I might recommend
I believe that spd and my intense visual aversion to certain things are definitely linked. I don't feel as though it's just a phobia. Does anybody else
I'm a 51 year old male that has always had trouble with sensory overload -- i.e tags in clothes, wind blowing on bare skin, clothing textures (can wear
Continue reading "Tactile defensiveness - Sensory Overload - Clothes sensitive"
Please tell me why my child has such issues with such things as putting on uniform in the morning and have such intense meltdowns at thirteen that are
My five year old was diagnosed with ADHD. Lately he started getting worst. In addition to always behaving hyper, he started laughing when bad things happen,
My 24-year-old son has started spitting excessively after brushing his teeth in the last few years. I hear him in the bathroom brushing his teeth and then
Continue reading "Spitting continuously after brushing teeth"
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.
Continue reading "It's National Zipper Day! Occupational Therapy: Conquering the Zipper"
Ever since I was a kid.. and now i know what it was. It was never my fault, it was SPD.