Category Archives: My Blog

Do Kids With SPD Struggle When Visiting The Dentist?

Share List The short answer is obvious: Yes. Children who show signs of hypersensitivity are often diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder. These kids struggle with visits to the dentist’s office most. Realistically, no one likes going to the dentist. Having another human being poking around our mouths with a mirror and a long metal picking […]

Don’t Let Diminished Coverage Of Coronavirus Fool You

Share List The mainstream news outlets have mostly transitioned from daily coverage of coronavirus to the recent string of BLM protests and sporadic riots, but don’t let it fool you: coronavirus cases are actually on the rise worldwide, with more announced each day than the day before. Even though cases are leveling off in certain […]

Is Netflix Production “Atypical” A Realistic Portrayal Of Autism?

Share List It’s easy to acknowledge that television in general is more accepting of individual differences than society at large, but it seems that most viewers are starting to wake up to the fact that celebrating differences isn’t so bad. We’re all different. Some of us just can’t hide it as well as others. Such […]

What Is “Sensory Day” At The Ohio State Fair?

Share List The world is becoming a much more inclusive place for those of us who have special needs, even as a lot of people still believe that vaccinations cause autism (hint: they don’t. But failing to vaccinate your children might result in a short life for your kid and others). The Ohio State Fair […]

Why Do Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder Have A Tougher Time In Summer?

Share List When you have a child who is learning to grow up with sensory processing disorder, you might be surprised to know that summer can be one of the most difficult times of the year. While much of the other three seasons is spent inside, most people prefer to be outside during the warmest […]


Share List Broadway musicals are not just for the elite who can afford them in New York City. There is the belief that everyone w2hould have access to and be able to enjoy the arts – especially musical theater. But for a long time, the masses have not meant those with certain sensory disadvantages. That […]

Can A Child Outgrow Sensory Processing Disorder?

Share List Sensory Processing Disorder, also known as SPD, is a condition in which the brain struggles to properly respond to information taken in by the senses. Often, this results in people with the disorder being overly sensitive to things in their environment. Normal sounds and textures can be painful or overwhelming to those with […]

Tips For Children Who Are Uncomfortable In Their Clothing

Share List Kids who take off their close because it’s uncomfortable is not just rebellion. For those who suffer from Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) certain tactile sensations can be extremely irritating and uncomfortable to the point where the child might prefer to be naked. while that is not a long-term solution, these tips can help get your […]

Best Sports for Kids with SPD

Share List Children with Sensory Processing Disorder often struggle with identifying different sensations that the body comes in contact with. Depending on the type of SPD your child has, different sensors can be affected. For example, if your child’s SPD effects their vision, they may struggle to identify colors, lights, shapes, and sizes. Sensory Processing Disorder […]

Helping Your Picky Eater

Share List Have you ever asked your child to try something and without hesitation, your child has determined that he or she hates it despite the fact he or she has never tried it before? The reason that this occurs might be surprising but it’s very common. It has to do with food texture. Even […]