Tag Archives: Sensory Processing Disorder

I’m Not Neurotypical and That’s OK!

Definition of Not Neuro-Typical: Individuals whose neurological pathology renders their sensory functioning, social skills and cognitive skills not typical. Go on – Celebrate Your Difference! Advertisements

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Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!

Today I needed to book an appointment for my son to see a dietician. When I realised that I had to go to floor 10 – the top floor of our local hospital – I broke down into tears. Last … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder – Could Light/Colour Sensitivity be the Underlying Cause?

I guess many of you have you seen the Enchroma videos on You Tube where colour blind people experience seeing colour clearly for the first time – well, here is ours’! Our son who is 10 now, has experienced all … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive People and Irlen Syndrome

About Irlen Syndrome Irlen Syndrome is a specific type of perceptual problem that affects the way the brain processes visual information. It is not an optical problem. For those with Irlen Syndrome, the brain is unable to process full spectral … Continue reading

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What do We Do when we feel SO Highly Sensitive?

We need to find all the softness we can find in the world and clothe ourselves in it:- The soft sounds and voices The soft textures and fabrics The soft smells The soft tastes The soft light But most off … Continue reading

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Creative Intuitive Children, Mules and Mountains!

I sometimes feel like one of those Mums who thinks they know best for their child and pushes them into a particular direction. Or . . . ┬ádo I know best for my child and just won’t give up working … Continue reading

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Might your Sound Sensitive Child be Highly Musical?

This is what can happen when you give your sound sensitive child a keyboard, help them choose the sounds they like and teach them 3 chords. You don’t need to be musical yourself – just find a simple music theory … Continue reading

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