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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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Seat Belts and SPD

Seat belts and Sensory Processing Disorder

My seat belt is squeezing me!  I feel car sick! How to keep your kids comfortable and safe. You probably haven’t spent too much time thinking about your car’s seat belts, that is, until you have a child with SPD and seat belts may become an issue. In fact, if you have a child or loved one with special needs, seat belts can become not …

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SPD and Jewelry

SPD and Jewelry

Most of us in the SPD world are familiar with Chew Jewelry for kids which can be great for oral stimming, calming and organizing the sensory system. But this post is about jewelry, decorations, baubles. The pretty stuff! When a person has sensory processing disorder jewelry can be uncomfortable. Necklaces may feel heavy or restrictive. Earrings may irritate and pull down on the lobes causing …

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Stadium Seating and SPD

SPD and Stadium Seating

Do your kids act out in stadium seating? Or have a meltdown? Could it be a physical reaction instead of behavioral? I know I couldn’t articulate how I was feeling until recently, and I’m a mom! I’ve always had issues with heights, elevators, floor-to-ceiling windows in skyscrapers, but I’ve dealt by staying clear of danger spots for me and I’m able to keep myself feeling …

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SPD and Gym Equipment

SPD and Gym Equipment

SPD and Gym Equipment: Falling Off The Treadmill I’ve always self-regulated and kept my SPD under wraps, but this year I’m letting it all out. My confession of the day is that I totally fall off gym equipment, especially elliptical machines, and they’re my favorite. I’m that person you’d see on America’s Funniest Home Videos flying off a treadmill mid-run. Yep, that’s me, a graceful …

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SPD and Heat: It’s Worse When It’s hot

SPD and Heat

SPD and Heat Worldwide we are experiencing relentless heat waves, most notably affecting Europe, the Middle East, and in the Western States here in America. California has been scorching and it’s taking it’s toll on me and my family members with SPD. Sensory Processing Disorder plus heat are not a good combination in my book.  Don’t get me wrong, I love summer time. Swimming, sun …

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Ponytails and Sensory Processing Disorder

Ponytails and Sensory Processing Disorder

Ponytails and Sensory Processing Disorder: A Hairy Situation You wouldn’t think a ponytail would be so complicated.  Simply brush your hair back, collecting it into one hand and wrapping with a rubber band.  But when you have sensory processing disorder, a ponytail takes on a life of its own. For me, an adult with SPD, the perfect spot for my ponytail is the center of my …

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