Published on November 27 at PsychologyToday.com
SPD manifests itself in a variety of ways. Over-responsivity is the most common type, but it is not the only type. A person’s sensory problem could be completely different.
Published in November 2018 – January 2019 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
Part I of a two-part primer to help families, educators and professionals understand the basics of typical sensory processing.
Published in March on Lifespan’s blog prior to the Parenting Matters conference in Barrington.
“Some kids respond to unremarkable experiences in notably unusual ways. They may resist going places and being with people. They may reject hugs or crave them constantly. They may go, go, go, or lack get-up-and-go.”
Published in May-July 2018 issue of Autism Asperger’s Digest
Fun summertime activities to satisfy children with sensory issues, autism and other disabilities, as well as the kids’ families and friends.
Published November 29, 2017, on www.Healthline.com The medical community is split over whether SPD should be an official diagnosis, but parents of children with the condition say it’s all too real.
Published May 19, on bustle.com. Jenny Hollander explains Dyspraxia, a.k.a. Developmental Coordination Disorder. Many clumsy folks have underlying sensory issues that affect how they respond to sensations of touch and movement. Read more
Published in ADDitude: Strategies and Support for ADHD & LD, Winter 2016.
Put sensory problems to rest with these quick “tuneups” that can help kids with ADHD and SPD regroup after becoming overloaded.
Published May 31, on Boston Parents’ Paper
At recess, Emma, 9, refuses to participate in jump-rope or four-square games. Emma is over-responsive to movement sensations, which terrify her. She tells her friends, “I’m no good at that.”
Published May 24, on Mother.ly
Envision two unique babies. Benjy has been on the go since Day 1. Constantly active, frequently fretful, easily startled, and a fitful sleeper, he sure keeps his parents on their toes. Speaking of toes, he skipped crawling and walked on tiptoes at nine months! Mom and Dad are exhausted—but that’s just how it is with an infant, they guess.
Published March 31 in The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
During Carol Kranowitz’s 25 years as a preschool teacher, she realized there were certain children in her classes that seemed “out-of-sync.”
A slideshow, published June 7 on ADDitudemag.com
Sensory Processing Disorder is not just about itchy tags. It is a complex and multi-faceted condition that is often mistaken for ADHD, anxiety, and other conditions.