Every website,every discussion,every interview about Sensory Processing Disorder is an opportunity to answer the question for someone,somewhere,who has been wondering all their life,“What’s wrong with me?”

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Books! For adults with SPD

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The adults I meet on SPD forums (with few exceptions) love to read.

I hope none of my loved ones will be too offended when I announce to the world… books have always been,and still are,my best friends.

I love an excellent book,fiction or nonfiction.

Good fiction is filled with characters who will do what they will do,regardless of how I feel about it. Because there are no expectations to taint my relationship with a fictional character,I feel no guilt,no stress and no regret. There is no social unease. I don’t have to worry

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Coming Soon! The Sensory-Friendly Section of your Favorite Restaurant

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It feels like we sensory defensive adults only have two options:deal with the crazy overwhelming world the way it is or keep a safe distance away.

Imagine there was a restaurant in your neighborhood that had a special spot for sensitive people,a section of the restaurant out of the main traffic area. Imagine it had natural lighting and excellent acoustics. There would be a button on the table you could press when you wanted service. When you didn’t have your service button pressed the wait staff would leave you alone. There would be noise rules for this little section

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Mother of the Bright Star –Movie for a Highly Sensitive Adult

Bright Star

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I watched a lovely movie last night,Bright Star, the story of Fanny Brawne’s love affair with the poet John Keats. More than a historical romance,this was a work of visual and emotional art that celebrated deep immersion in the sensory world.

I give this movie my highest rating – 5 stars. It’s not a rating I give lightly;there are only a handful of movies that ever earned it.

As a sensory defensive adult,movies are more likely to offend my senses than to delight them.

I cannot bear the physical torture of sizzling my synapses with dizzying,flashing,

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