Tag Archives: sensory processing disorder (SPD)

The Dreaded Hair Cut

My son has Sensory Processing Disorder. When I ordered up a child, I didn’t specify that I wanted it to come with normal, regular, everyday brain wiring. And what happens when you just throw it out there that you’ll take … Continue reading

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His Dysregulation Sent Me Running, Screaming

The title of this piece isn’t totally accurate. Although, in my mind, I definitely wanted to run away from Little Man. Sometimes, it doesn’t take a lot to get this kid out of whack. Living with Sensory Processing Disorder, keeping … Continue reading

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A Look Back: Do The Unexpected

I was reminiscing yesterday with Little Man, about when he was somewhere around 3 years old,¬†and was giving me a hard time about getting in the bath. At this point in his life, any and all transitions between activities or … Continue reading

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When Emotions Run High

When you have a child whose brain isn’t wired quite like the majority (Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD), it can be interesting to say the least. And in several some situations, it can be a big challenge. When Little Man was … Continue reading

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How Do I Help Him?

I’m the mother. I’m supposed to fix things, help my son, teach him how to help himself, and stuff like that. But this morning, I was at my end. To give you a little background, my son has Sensory Processing … Continue reading

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It’s What You Don’t See

When a person has a disability that affects them physically, like Down’s Syndrome, or Cerebral Palsy, the world can see it. They have a plate full of challenges, for sure, and it comes as no surprise to the general public. … Continue reading

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Going to Take A Break

At the end of January, on the recommendation of a physical therapist that worked with my son at school each week, I took my son to a developmental optometrist for an evaluation. At the end of a regular eye exam … Continue reading

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