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What will people think?

I was playing an Authentic Relating Game, called “Curiosity”, on Zoom, with a man I feel a delightful connection to. He got to ask me…

Adult with Sensory Processing Disorder

Understanding the Occupational Therapy Needs of Adults with Sensory Processing Disorder

SPD does not magically disappear with childhood. Problems with sensory processing are commonly found in adults. The American Occupational Therapy Association published an article in…

Visual System using PostIts

Organization or Obsession?

What happens when a person is unable to adequately filter or sort sensory information from her environment? She spends a lot of time feeling threatened.…

Sensory Modulation - Exhaustion or Depression

Sensory Modulation Disorder and Depression? Move It! Move It! Move It!

“In 1979, I needed to learn more than biology or chemistry or how to deconstruct literature. I needed to learn how to navigate my life as…

Lane Reads the DSM for Memoir Madness

The Madness Memoir – Adult SPD

Sometimes we just have to laugh at ourselves… As an adult with sensory processing disorder, I am contemplating a memoir with each chapter named after a…

If Sensory Processing Disorder had been in the DSM

Had Sensory Processing Disorder been in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual my life would have changed when I left home to go to college. There,…