On writing about SPD (interview with Nupur Chokshi of Uplifting Voices)

(June 2020)  Interview with Nupur Chokshi, author of Instant Inspiration: We Did It, So Can You!, and founder of Uplifting Voices, a global online community for empowering people with disabilities.  The topic is the impetus to write The Out-of-Sync Child in order to help families of children with SPD.

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SPD’s Effects on Eating, Sleeping, and Toileting

(April 2022)  At an online summit, “Purposeful Parenting: A Sensory Savvy Approach,” Taira Fischer of Sensory Savvy Kids interviews Carol about common sensory issues related to eating, sleeping, and using the toilet — with suggestions of how parents can help.

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How to Help Your Child with SPD

(June 2022) The fourth conversation with Veronica Hunter of ADHD-What Now?  is about respecting the feelings of children with sensory processing challenges and helping them incrementally to participate in their world.

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Getting Help for SPD

(May 2022)  Another conversation with Veronica Hunter of ADHD-What Now? concerns how help for sensory processing disorder can be hard to come by.  Many doctors don’t know all the ins and outs, but parents usually need them to make a diagnosis.

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Is It ADHD or SPD?

(April 2022)  A further conversation with Veronica Hunter of ADHD-What Now?  focuses on how ADHD and SPD overlap and some ways we can tell them apart.   Knowing which one is affecting your child can help you get the right treatment. Click here to watch the video.

Meet Your Child’s Sensory Needs First

(March 2022)  In conversation with Len and Cass Arcuri of Autism Parenting Secrets, the topic is sensory processing integration and how parents can learn to address a child’s unmet sensory needs.  This is Episode #93, Part 1.  Click here to listen.

Your Child Can Get IN-Sync

(April 2022)  In a conversation with Len and Cass Arcuri of Autism Parenting Secrets, the topic is fun and functional ways that parents and teachers can help autistic children with sensory processing challenges to get “In Sync.”  This is Episode #96, Part 2.  Click here to listen.

Sensory Processing Differences

(May 2022)  On the show called “Beautifully Complex: Navigating Neurodiverse Parenting,” Penny Williams and Carol talk about sensory processing differences (SPD).  On the always informative Parenting ADHD and Autism Podcast, this is Episode #172.  Click here to listen.

What Is SPD?

(April 2022) Chat with Veronica Hunter of ADHD – What Now?  Up to 40% of children with ADHD also have sensory processing differences.  ADHD and SPD are “look-alike” conditions, because of similar symptoms such as inattention and constant activity. Here are some tips for telling the difference.  Click here to watch the video.

SPD and Autism, with Patricia Lemer on the “Autism Detectives” Show

(April 2022) Conversation with Patricia S. Lemer (author of Outsmarting Autism) on her radio program, “Autism Detectives.”  Interview topics include how SPD affects kids with autism; updates including more information about autism and ADHD in the 3rd edition of The Out-of-Sync Child; and the calendar of fun activities for all children, A Year of Mini-Moves for the In-Sync Child (co-authored with Joye Newman).  Click to listen.