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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
This concerns an adult patient of mine. He has difficulty making eye contact comfortably when he is listening to anyone he is in conversation with. He
My six year old has had sensory disorder since her birth. However, the last year or so we have a daily struggle with undergarments. she wears panties
Hello... My almost 4 year old holds toys in his hands constantly. He has not been tested but has symptoms that match being on Spectrum. Once in while he
Hi i have 16 month old baby boy. He was born full term with out any complications. He had gas and fussiness between 1 to 3 months and then he become ok.
My 4 1/2 year old daughter who has hyper SPD seems to feel pain more intensely than other children. The slightest injury or illness can send her into
I am an adult living with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). I was diagnosed at the age of five, but didn't find out until I was about fifteen. For a while,
My 7 year old with SPD has been doing listening therapy created by Vital Links for the last 18 months with great success. But she is having emotional regulation
I have a 7yr old son that is to hard to handle. He has ADHD and has extreme behavior problems. He has been kicked out of daycare because they can't control
...And when I found out, I cried and cried and cried. I was relieved and sad and totally blown away to learn that I wasn't stupid. My whole life I wanted
My granddaughter has strong sensory seeking behaviors. I read where there is a link with those who are thrill seekers and drug abuse. How or can I help
Mom... Who would have ever guessed that what was wrong with me has a name. It is SPD. Remember how hard it was to dress me? You tried to buy me clothes
I am 29 years old and have Asperger Syndrome. When I was little I had a severe case of this. Walking on grass and sand bare footed was extremely difficult.
Our 7 year old son, lives in his own little world. He has shown weirdness from the beginning. He seeks sensory yet runs from it. Like, touches everything,
My son was recently diagnosed with SPD. He also has excessive fears. Mostly around being alone, going anywhere in the house by himself. This has become
I am now 12 years old and i have been struggling with adhd since i was 7 or 8 and i always get into trouble and i cant pay attention and its costing me
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
I'm an adult with very strong sensitivities to certain sounds, and I struggle with managing it on a daily basis. I don't know if it is considered SPD
Hi, I'm working with an individual who is tying there clothes around the arms and knotting so tightly it's causing severe bruising. The same is happening
Hi, the link below is a story about me, that I have created to give a glimpse of what tactile touch defensiveness can be like, and is like. It's something
Hello was wondering if you have any tips for child with sensory issues? She is 7 & is autistic. Does not like seat belts or car seats. Recently tried
Our son has tactile issues with clothing but also with the hair clippings on his skin from getting his hair cut. He goes in to fight or flight' when
My son was perfectly fine as a baby and young toddler. As a young toddler, he frequently got ear infections. He had 2 surgeries for ear tubes and adnoids
My two year old son has always had his share of quirks, most recently being his fascination with licking everything. He's been very recently diagnosed
Have fun using tabletop easels to develop essential upper extremity strength, stability, and fine motor control.
My 9 year old dislikes all clothing but will wear dresses. I recently read articles about Strep infections and possible links to inflammation of the
My 4 year old daughter.... really struggling with her sensory issues. Started around 2 ( maybe younger but hard to tell as a first time Mom). As a baby
Using weighted vests for organizing and calming children with sensory processing disorders
Hello... I am 17 years old and I am in my second year of college. I am not quite too sure if this is just something that is part of my Dyspraxia/visual
I just don't know what to do anymore. I don't know how to help my 5 year old daughter. These are daily issues I am having with her. She just woke up
Hello! I am interested in joining a support group, in or near Essex County NJ for children with SPD. My husband and I have a 7-year-old daughter and we
Do you have a little Energizer Bunny on your hands? He keeps going, and going, and going...then spring bouncing horses can spell relief for your vestibular and proprioceptive input-craving toddler.
Did not experience this until age 54. Now very sensitive to sounds, fabrics(especially socks and winter hats,scarves, hygiene(don't like getting wet, water
Is SPD a Real Diagnosis? In a word, YES! Come and explore with me; the HOW and WHY. Includes over 100 abstracts and full research article links!
Understanding the evolution, criticisms, and origins of sensory processing disorders, based on the work of A. Jean Ayres. What must we do now...how do we prove it and spread the word this is REAL?
How do I address my daughter and try to correct a habit that I thought she would outgrow? It started when she was around two with a princess wand. She
Well I do not know what to do anymore. I have a child with this exact disorder. She has gone to physical therapist for children worked with her for six
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
parents of children with autism must monitor not just their children’s behavior but their eating habits, too.
These great ideas for prescissor skills activities are a fun way to get your toddler's fine motor skills ready for scissor practice and successful scissor use.
My 7 yr old son has always been prone to tantrums when faced with a transition time. Turning off TV, time for dinner, change in plans etc. He also will
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
Basically these things can apply to a person, but as they get older, it may be harder to tell that they have SPD unless a person is specifically told.
A great collection of play doh recipes (and so much more)
I have some tactile defensiveness. I don't like to be touched and I hate people behind me. I hated kisses and hugs id like to know is this normal in scizoaffective
I'm a mother of a 2.5 year old who was recently seen to be diagnosed with autism. The therapist that he saw was on the fence about his symptoms because
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
I as a Child could not stand touching anything fluffy, or excessively soft. I hated puffy things, such as my coat and would scream or cry if I had to touch