Thank You for Listening
My daughter Petra was just over 2 when we started to notice that she was a little different. Though she seemed to be a perfect baby, she didn’t need a lot of cuddling and we could leave her be and she would be fine with the toys we left around
Our Sensation Celebration events exemplify the determination, dedication and triumph that families raising children with SPD face daily. Help support these families by participating in our annual event. October is National Sensory Awareness month, however we know that many of you may want to do a summer walk event or combine it with a special
SPD University is your destination for the latest online courses developed by the leading authorities on Sensory Processing Disorder. Choose from a rich set of e-learning courses for professionals and parents that are accessible 24/7 and AOTA approved for Continuing Education Credits.
August BONUS: Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s Charlotte Symposium Presentation – Enrich the
The Changing Landscape of Sensory Processing Disorder
JUST ANNOUNCED: Internationally renowned speaker Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of the groundbreaking best seller The Out-of-Sync Child presents 2 luncheon presentations for parents. Hear from the best of the best! AND MORE…
For professionals: Network with professionals from around the country during
Michele Gianetti: Life With SPD and Dyspraxia – June 26, 2014
This is my first post in a while due to the recent death of my beloved Dad and then following immediately on its heels was the start of summer. Wow, it was quite the emotional and exhausting Spring.
Early Research Findings Demonstrate the Value of Treatment for Sensory Processing Disorder
The SPD Foundation has just released preliminary results documenting the effectiveness of the STAR treatment model for children with SPD. Significant improvements were reported in adaptive behavior and emotional functioning after intensive, short-term occupational therapy.
Ninety-eight children were assessed at home, school and
New Republic recently published the article titled “Is Sensory Processing Disorder a Real Medical Condition”. We hope the article fosters thought and dialogue, and we urge readers to investigate all viewpoints. In response, the Huffington Post posted a story titled, “How I Know That Sensory Processing Disorder is Real” from a parent who does
This Month’s FREE Course is All About Summer!
July BONUS: All STAR Lecture 7: SPD and Summer Fun- FREE with any purchase of $50 or more. Enjoy this upbeat presentation with strategies to help with transitioning from school to summer and get some ideas for great summer fun activities.
Coming To My Senses: A Journey into Sensory Processing Disorder, Rachel Schneider – June 23, 2014
I think we’re about to make adult SPD blogging history here. I am proud to present to you a guest post by my husband Josh about living and loving someone with SPD (that’d be me). SPD partners are not
Chicago Now, Leslie Kahn – June 12, 2014
Our now 13 year old adopted son was diagnosed with SPD at age 3, although at that time, it was the “flavor of the month” disorder and just about every little boy was diagnosed with it, so we more or less discounted that diagnosis. But, as he