Understanding Eby’s sensory challenges has been very helpful for us. Several years ago we feared that he had an attachment disorder. It took a wise therapist to point us in the direction of a Sensory Processing Disorder evaluation. We were relieved to learn that his lack of eye contact, aversion to being touched, and refusal […]
Not long ago I was watching Little House on the Prairie with the younger crew. I’m telling you, that show is as good today as it was when I was a child. When I bought the series as a family Christmas gift, I wondered if they would enjoy the show in all of its simplicity; thankfully, […]
We interrupt this vacation to remind you that your son has significant sensory processing challenges which flare up when there are just too many people in close proximity. One of the things I love about vacation is being together as a family, and frankly, we’ve been together a whole lot. Once Russ got here, he […]
A sure fire way for me to slip into ineffective parenting is to parent out of fear. My older kids recognize it and sometimes they’ll even point it out, which I don’t really like, but I’m glad they do it.
Thanks for the great comments on my post about Eby andVBS. Beth left a comment that I would like to share, Lisa, Thanks for sharing your story! You said a thank you to Karyn Purvis when you prompted eye contact with Eby. I am curious to know what this interaction may have looked like before […]
The kids are going to vacation Bible school at a local church and it seems to be providing us with lots of opportunities to think about Sensory Processing Disorder. The first day when I arrived to pick them up, the director took me aside to tell me that during the closing music Eby and a […]