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Exciting neuro journal publication!! (in regards to my son)

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

My youngest, who is 8 1/2, is what they call a 'sensory kid'. He was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder around the age of 5, but it was evident from birth he was, as they describe in this article, "out of sync" with the world.

Getting support and therapy for him has been challenging because he does not have a comorbidity of Austism and/or Asperger's, etc. His has ALWAYS been a stand alone diagnosis, making it very difficult to suss out the best way to support him

After a successful stint with occupational and speech therapies, he's learned many coping techniques and has come very far. Its not easy parenting a child with this. Many days, I feel there's someone else locked up inside him that I simply cannot reach or communicate with.

I could go on and on about this, but this recently published article excited me beyond belief. This describes Diego and what he has to deal with daily, to a "T". Enjoy!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
QUEENJEANINE11 7/27/2013 11:27PM

    I know exactly what you are going through! My son who is 4 this past year was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder. It was extremely difficult to find out what was so different about him but we finally did and it changed our life. With lots of work and the right support and meeting other moms we have come along way. Thanks for sharing.

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PJBONARRIGO 7/9/2013 8:31PM

    Ackk, my phone won't let me read this article. I will try later when I have a "real" computer. Fingers crossed for you! )))

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WOUBBIE 7/9/2013 7:37PM

    Wow, how exciting! Challenging, still, but exciting too

My 16 year old is still going through testing and therapy to narrow down what's causing some of his behavioral issues, but I still think they are on the wrong track. *shrugs* I'll keep searching until I find something that helps him.

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JUST-ELIZ 7/9/2013 6:12PM

    Cool! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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