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I have always been touch sensitive, unable to deal with multiple inputs of noise, light, etc. Reading The Autistic Brain I saw SPD mentioned and at age
My 5 year old grandson throws dirt, spits and yells I will kill you and snot snot snot while he keeps blowing his nose and gathering it to put on someone.
I have been experiencing tactile sensitivities for quite a while and it seems to be worsening. After I get my hands wet, I am unable to touch anything
Hi, my 5 year old son with SPD, is really struggling to wear pants this year. He finally agreed to wear a jacket yesterday (it's 50 degrees), but still
As long as I could remember fun time with dad as he runs through the house tickling all the kids I'd run and hide from the fear of being touched. Instead
Tears in my eyes, Pain in my heart. Wondering if this darkness, Will ever part. My eyes swollen and tender, You see. Wondering why it's happening, To
Hi. I started taking my son to psychologists and psychiatrists when he was three. None of them diagnosed him with SPD, but that is the correct diagnosis.
As an Aspie with SPD (tactile and auditory), Billy knows what is expected of him at church at 11 years old, and most times does well. WELL... this time
My thirteen year old daughter Lynn has SPD but also has been diagnosed with hearing loss. We got her hearing aids, and she seems even more sensitive than
My name is Miranda and I am a 26 year old suffering from Sensory Processing Disorder. This disorder has nearly killed me, literally. Although it may
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My son was hit with a soccer ball during practice and suffered a moderate concussion. However, some of the symptoms seem to be lasting longer than they
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
Are you wondering what your rights are regarding school services for SPD? Confused why children aren't being evaluated and treated for SPD in school systems? Come explore your rights with us.
Hello 😊 Mum with 13 year old home-schooled son in South East Surrey who has Tactile Defensiveness (clothing & weather) seeking friends & support:- email:
Is there any research relating to the effects of barometric pressure on kids with spd?
Visual processing deficits are often subtle and often misdiagnosed.
I've always felt disconnected from others around me because I could not operate like them. I found out a year ago (I'm 15) that my mom has always thought
I have a granddaughter who will be 13 in Dec. She has SPD and my daughter has taken her to ot in this area but their specialty is not sensory processing.
My 7 year old son has always fought putting on socks, shoes, and clothes that have tags or are too tight, especially underwear, which we discovered recently
I'm really trying to learn more about this deficiency, as I'm a 21 year old female with no real health issues, but all my life I've been very sensitive
I have a 16 year old with sensory integration disorder. He was treated at a child but frankly, for whatever reason, his progress was limited and he was
I'm a psychological associate with a 21 yod, 14 yos, and 10 yos. All of my children show some signs of SPD, but the older 2 for sure would be diagnosable.
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
Hi... My 4 year old son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. He is a sensory seeker with absolutely no impulse control. He has been going to an OT for
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
For years I've been biting my nails. I'm sixteen and I've been trying to stop for years... 2 questions 1. Is this at all related to SPD? 2. How can
How do you diagnose and treat adolescent and adult Sensory Processing Disorder? What are some age appropriate sensory diet activities for adults? Find out here!
My daughter is 9 years old and was diagnosed with SPD at 3. It began with her shoes and clothes. She would scream if certain outfits were put on her.
Hello, Our 5 year old daughter seems to have SPD mostly with tactile defensiveness (clothing issues) but also has a big issue with feeling too hot or not
I'm 18, have spd, and I'm trying to figure out if it's even possible for me to process fast enough to drive.
Any suggestions? My son cannot tolerate the elastic in his underwear.
Growing up, my mantra was I aint gonna eat that stuff. And i never, very seldom did. Mom would make me sit at the table, sometimes all night, still
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
Hi everyone my daughter is 13 years old and although she was not diagnosed with SPD I can feel in my heart that she is suffering from many of the symptoms
I also have the proprioception issue and I found curcuminoids helpful in all aspects of my life. It has somehow fixed the signals that interact in my
How can I get my almost 6 year old son more focused and not so fidgety during circle time? This is his first year in all day kindergarten. I'm so
Since at least my teens (I am now in my 40s) I have had PTSD-like episodes where I become non-functional for a couple of days after a meltdown, sometimes
I am a Highly Sensitive Person, as I expect many of you whose stories I just read are as well. Look it up if you don't know about it. Dr. Elaine Aron
Should children with SPD be tested for Mthfr?
Why does my child try to smell or sniff strange things?
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
My son is 9 years old. What brought me to this site is quirky behaviors and constant humming. I've been researching constant humming in children, and
My 4 yr old son, Josh, and I both have SPD. My biggest problems are tactile defensiveness and Vestibular Dysfunction. He, on the other hand, is an extreme
I have never been diagnosed with SPD however after reading all of these comments I am so relieved I have finally found where I belong. All my life I
Hello! I have a handsome son who is 7 months old. He has to start early intervention and when the lady came to our home and discussed life, she stated
Growing up I never remember being ticklish, always thought if I cried I was weak. For a long time didn't even like being touched. Until this day when
My six year old son was just diagnosed with SPD. Looking back on his life from birth until now, I can now see some mild sensory issues that he had. I
I just came across your site tonight and am overwhelmed with the amount of information and with the confirmation that my daughter is not alone out there,