This page is written by Temple Grandin and describes her journey and challenges as a woman affected by autism. Temple outlines the support she received, discusses sensory and auditory difficulties, tactile problems, her squeeze machine and many other topics.
Frustrated with what to do when traditional parenting methods and typical parenting advice just don't seem to be working? Maybe your child or teen is struggling with anxiety, self-esteem issues, social anxiety, and self-doubt. Here’s insight into neurodiversity to help support the family bond.
Does your child exhibit... Over-responsivity—or under-responsivity—to touch or movement? A child with SPD may be a “sensory avoider,” withdrawing from touch, refusing to wear certain clothing, avoiding active games--or he may be a “sensory disregarder,” needing a jump start to get moving.
This book addresses the often-overlooked connection between sensory sensitivity and emotional and behavioral issues, which can often lead to a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), an anxiety disorder, or a host of other disorders of childhood.