Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs..

In autumn of 2009, I began homeschooling my "special needs" son. I had always considered the possibility of homeschooling but I was not certain it was an endeavor that I could undertake....more

Curious George's Feeding Trick of the Day

I've just spent the last 20 minutes feeding my son a grilled cheese sandwich. He has serious food texture issues and treats any new food like dog poop (not uncommon for most toddlers, just more severe for SID and SDD kids). As I write this, I've managed to slip him about 3/4 of a grilled cheese on sprouted whole grain bread so far, thanks to Curious George and the pause button on my remote....more

Sensory Processing Disorder and Layering for Cold Weather

Thanks to the Great Freeze and multiple blizzards we've had in the Mid-Atlantic this winter, this former California girl has finally learned a thing or two about layering.If you have SPD or autism or know someone who does, you know how much fear this strikes in my heart.  I love J.Crew but J.Crew does not love me:Tops...more

Journey into Sensory Processing Disorder:What Is It?

Sensory processing disorder is a complex disorder of the brain. Children who have SPD misinterpret everyday sensory information, such as touch, sound, and movement. This is a basic definition, there are many subtypes, and SPD can effect those with ADD and autism. ...more

Your boy sounds so much like mine.  Owen is also sensory seeing. He's 7 and we're just starting ...more

Journey into Sensory Processing Disorder:The Discovery

From time to time I write blogs called Journey into Sensory Processing Disorder(SPD).  My son suffers from this little known learning disability.  With a lot of help he is doing great.  I wrote this blog 12-13-2007..  If you have any questions about SPD please feel free to comment and ask questions. ...more