What is SPD? Sensory Processing Disorder, formerly Sensory Integration Disorder

What is SPD? Sensory Processing Disorder, formerly Sensory Integration Disorder Our nervous system is constantly organizing sensory input in the form of sights, smells, touches, and sounds. When functioning properly, our brains are subconsciously able to sort this information and prioritize it based on urgency.  If we’re hungry, the smell of pizza will pull our …

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Occupational Therapy: What is it? Services for Special Needs

What is Occupational Therapy? OT Services for Autism, ADHD, and SPD If your child has received services for their autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or many other things, you are probably familiar with Occupational Therapy. Collaborating with physicians, physical therapists, behavioral therapists, teachers, and resource specialists, Occupational Therapists are one piece of the big puzzle …

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