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.…

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

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…

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,…

Sensory Defensive Nervous System – drawing

I created a drawing that illustrates how a person with a “sensory defensive” nervous system may react differently to ordinary stimuli than a person with a “normal” nervous system. Feel…

Bright Star

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

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…

Cockroach on the Freeway!

Stimming with Cockroach on Freeway

I caught motion in my peripheral vision – driver’s side window. It was over an inch and a half long, reddish brown. It was in…