Calm bedtime for a child with sensory processing issues

Very often children who suffer from sensory processing issues, be it SPD or a condition accompanying autism or ADHD, are overstimulated at the end of the day. Falling asleep in this condition may be hard. Here are some tips on what you can do to help your child fall asleep faster. Routine is key Take…




Savant syndrome – the upside of autism

For many parents, learning that their child has autism is a crushing news. Those parents will focus on the difficulties the child will face, starting with sensory processing issues, and ending with problematic social skills. However, autism isn’t only accompanied by difficulties. Autistic children are often very intense about pursuing their passions and interests. And…


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Warum sollte man sein Kind beobachten? Symptome der sensorischen Integrationsstörungen

Statistisch gesehen, kommen sensorische Integrationsstörungen bei ca. zehn Prozent der Schulkinder. Nicht immer sind solche Störungen ein sehr großes Problem. Man muss sich dessen bewusst sein, dass es verschiedene Störungen gibt. In Frage kommen sowohl Störungen, die einen bestimmten Sinn betreffen, als auch dieses, die mehrere verschieden Sinne betreffen. Wichtig: man muss sein Kind gut…



The advantages of having a child with ADHD

Do you sometimes feel that having a child with ADHD is nothing but a curse? Think again! Don’t despair and look on the bright side of life, because we’ve compiled a list of all the good things a child with ADHD can give you. You’re slimmer You have to run after your little treasure all…



Mom, don’t shout

Parents whose children are oversensitive to outside stimuli may sometimes have hard time coping with their children’s reactions. It is useful to find out why these reactions occur so that you will feel les helpless and be more understanding. Sensory processing disorder If your child overreacts to stimuli, for example cries when the light is…



Do not be afraid, do not judge

Sometimes, the mother who first heard this information from the doctor is in panic and the first thought is will to get rid of the baby. Fortunately, the next moment is gone and the woman already knows that it will most certainly be your child with Down Syndrome love the world. Fear makes us feel…



How does a person with autism show up in mass culture?

Movies and books dealing with a variety of illnesses that sometimes come to us are sometimes difficult to accept, and often their ends do not coincide in any way with our expectations. But it is only a good sign that illnesses and other casualties are not indifferent to people, and well-shot films are able to…



How long do people with Down Syndrome live?

Like all major disorders and diseases, Down Syndrome also affects a patient’s life expectancy. At the end of the 20th century, people suffering from Down Syndrome didn’t live longer than 25 years. Today, thanks to the progress of medicine and various methods of treatment, patients’ quality of life is improving and their life expectancy is…



Don’t be afraid of me and my illness

By reading blog entries written by people with Asperger’s Syndrome or similar disorders, you can come to a clear conclusion that we still know and talk to little about what the world looks like from their perspective. We don’t know how to build a lasting relationship with them, including friendship, or at least how to…



How to recognize sensory disorders in children in the age range of 0-3 years?

It is very important to diagnose disorders of various dysfunctions in a child especially in the early stages of his development. If, as parents, we want to make sure our baby is growing properly, we have to keep a close eye on them from the youngest years – in fact from the very beginning. Sensory…