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Mar 06, 2019 at 12:00 PM PST To Apr 04, 2019 at 11:59 PM PDT
For the past three years I have had a very hard time understanding why my son does some of the things that he does. The daycare he attends has been wanting
This is actually very embarrassing. But I am desperate because I can't be comfortable anymore. Since I was little, I have always been sensitive to clothing.
I need a simple food journaling tool for a teenager with oral defensiveness, high anxiety, and low motivation to journal thoughts on eating. Improvement
I need guidance regarding my nine year old’s fear or anxiety of brushing his teeth. About two years ago he developed this fear or anxiety of brushing
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
Oh... the things we went through, to get our little girl to eat normal, healthy, nutritional foods!
Excellent article written by natural light portrait photographer living the rural life out in Iowa. She documents her son’s progression and challenges with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Disorder through the art of photography.
If your child is hypersensitive to sensory input, trust me, it WILL cause distress, significant sleep problems, and difficulties with being able to soothe or regulate themselves.
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
Some tips for those with SPD and sleeping problems.
Hello. I am a 13 year old with SPD. Noise hurts, touch hurts, even light can hurt. I don't mean to be picky or a prima Dona when I can't do certain things.
My sensory education started because I desperately sought out and took in every single piece of information I could about "Sensory Processing Disorder".
Hi, my child is in school for the first time and is not used to being around other kids, other than her cousins and a few kids at OT and the playground.
My son has had SPD for several years and we recently signed him up to play soccer since he seems to like various sports. However, it's been a complete
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
My son is 6 yrs old with Autism. When he is happy, excited, mad, sad, he bites his hand. Basically, when his sense's overload, he bites himself. It
Can an exposure to sensory overload, lead to a drop in mood for an SPD teenager? My daughter wanted to attend a school production last night, to see her
I am 44 and have often wondered what is wrong with me! Noises... especially smacking, gum popping absolutely drive me crazy. It is impossible go anywhere
My 7 year old with SPD has developed severe chapped lips because he can't stop licking them. Has anyone else experienced this and if so what did you
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
I'm 23 I have cerebral palsy. I ticked alot of the boxes In the sensory based motor skills. Im not sure if this is to do with having cp or both. At school
IF you would have asked me 3 years ago what SPD was, I would have probably said it was a made up disease. However, after working nearly 3 years in an elementary
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
If You Feel like me... The last six months has been Emotionally the Hardest, I've ever faced in my 29 year old Life! I'm a mother of two. I have a 7y/o
I really believe this site should have a forum for parents to really get to talk with each other. This question section is helpful, but the questions
HI,my daughter is 4 years old and from what we can tell has a lot of signs that point to SPD. She has been potty trained for somewhat of a year.Just peeing
My niece is 4. she has SPD. my sister recently just put her in basketball to get her to be more social outside of school and to get started in sports early,
Here are some sensory tricks to boost mental health while working.
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
Do you know what types of schools SPD children do well in? Montessori? Traditional? Thanks, Lee Lee, These children typically do well in a school
My 4 year old is fascinated with how everything smells. After my husband gets home from work he has to shower if he wants to be near our son. He tells
For the past couple of weeks, my 7 year old daughter has been refusing to wear clothes. Getting her dressed has literally been a 3 hour fight every day.
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
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
Wearing bras hurt. I've had breast reduction to help this, however this was only a temporary fix. Plus after the surgery I had to wear a bra 24/7.
I have suffered from a severe visual aversion to certain textures for several years. I thought I was nuts. I have OCD and have been researching the link
My son has sensory issues and is undergoing the therapeutic brushing protocol. Since he is only one, he cannot vocalize what it feels like for him when
Since my son was probably two, he started to squeeze peoples cheeks. This cute habit has stuck with him and now he is 5. He has to touch soft things and
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
Hello. How can you guys know that my constant wanting to wet my feet can be a sign of SPD? I'm doing this since I was a kid. I am always try to stop
I have a 14 year old, elite level soccer player, SPD son. He is an avoider. His coaches alwyas question (and his dad) why he always seems tired and lacks
My 10 year old son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. I recognize that I have it too. One particular characteristic is that I seek sensation with food.
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 have already posted on your help page describing a young boy wanting everything in clothes, especially shoes & belts, as tight as possible. To protect
So is there any research out there that links SPD to hair-pulling, which is usually diagnosed as Trichotillomania? I've read a ton of research on Trich,