autistic teenager and Love
Cell Phones and Special Needs Teenagers
Seat belts and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Dance

Autism and Dance

When he dances, he feels free. His mind stops spinning as his feet leave the ground. He leaps, he flies and his world and our world becomes one for a brief moment in time. Autism and dance is something I had never given much thought. Why would I? My son wasn’t able to jump when he was three. He physically could not pick up both …

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Walking Desk and SPD

Lifespan Walking Desk Review

Walking Desk Review I’m a writer, a reviewer, a digital scrapbooker, and a reader, so basically I sit all the time.  For my health, I decided to invest in a walking desk, but since I have sensory processing disorder, I wasn’t sure I’d be able to use it without getting sick. After months of researching the right machine for me, as this is an expensive …

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Autism and Breaking Up

Autism and Breaking Up

Autism and Breaking up I have broken up with my son’s therapists, schools, and recently an organization.  Why?  Because all relationships run their course and when they’re no longer working, they need to end.  It’s the same with romantic relationships.  Once the love is gone, or has shifted, we often hold on for too long.  It can be detrimental to yourself or your child when …

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Cell Phones and SPD

Cell Phones and SPD

Cell Phones and SPD Some people LOVE to talk on the phone.  I hate it.  Absolutely hate it.  I didn’t detest it as much when I was a teenager, but cell phones are the worst.  Please just text me.  Cell phones and SPD do NOT go well together. This is one of those times when having Sensory Processing Disorder interferes with your daily living.  I …

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Autistic Teenagers and All The Feels…

autistic teenager and Love

Autistic Teenagers and Love When your toddler is diagnosed with autism, you don’t know what to expect.  You don’t know which milestones will be met, if they will be verbal or non-verbal, or what the future holds.  Nobody knows, autistic or not. As an infant, my son with autism hated to be touched, cuddled or kissed.  But mountains of OT and a sensory processing diagnosis …

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