Category Archives: sensory processing disorder

Looking for Closure

I wrote a letter to send to my daughter’s former teacher, wanting to have her hear our side of everything that happened as a result of her actions with my daughter.  DH pointed out that sending this letter would lead … Continue reading

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Special Needs

I’ve written before that it is difficult to have a child with special needs that don’t show.  Down’s Syndrome is fairly easy to spot visually.  A wheelchair announces physical challenges.  Sensory Processing Disorder looks like anyone else on the street … Continue reading

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Continuing

My middle child has Sensory Processing Disorder, and it brought anxiety along for the ride.  She just turned 18, and I mentioned that she could register to vote.  Fear swept over her eyes.  She has a partially finished job application … Continue reading

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Navigating the Waters

The waters of anxiety which springs from Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).  My middle is a high school senior and carries a lot of worry and fear on her shoulders.  I’m doing my best to be a supportive parent, yet don’t … Continue reading

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Various Updates

DD1 got her IB and AP test results.  She got her IB degree and is ecstatic about it.  Her scores on everything were high enough to gain college credits, but it only gets her out of two classes.  The English … Continue reading

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End of Year and Looking Ahead

It’s the last day of school for my two youngest.  My son is now spending his last day at the middle school.  Hearing that hit him a little bit, in the “whoa” type of way.  My middle child is working … Continue reading

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The Drama Continues

The other night we were in the living room when we heard a loud BOOM!  We didn’t know if something blew up or some kind of crash had occurred.  We looked in the basement (thinking about the propane water heater), … Continue reading

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