What Everyone Ought To Know About Autism and Noise Sensitivity

“Sudden loud noises hurt my ears – like a dentist’s drill hitting a nerve…High-pitched continuous noise, such as bathroom vent fans or hair dryers,are annoying.I have two choices: 1) turn my ears on and get deluged with sound or 2)shut my ears off.”  Temple Grandin, article, An Inside View of Autism. This thread on Wrong […]

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6 Questions To Help You See Visual Processing Disorder Clearly

Answers, Resources, and More

A child with visual perception problems may learn best through the auditory channel. Children who look out the corner of their eye while reading often have visual processing problems. Suspect a visual processing problem in children who finger-flick in front of their eyes, or hate either fluorescent lights or escalators. To some of these individuals […]

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TWAP012: Here Are 3 Valuable Sensory Processing Tips You Need To Know

ToolKits, Diets, Activities, and More

Sensory Processing Disorder Metaphors Imagine driving a car that isn’t working well. When you step on the gas the car sometimes lurches forward and sometimes doesn’t respond. When you blow the horn it sounds blaring. The brakes sometimes slow the car, but not always. The blinkers work occasionally, the steering is erratic, and the speedometer […]

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4 Reasons You Need To Understand Sensory Processing Disorder

Plus Sensory Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Whitney Cummings, the writer and producer for the show, Two Broke Girls, realized she was in trouble when she came down with a rare sickness. At the time, she was writing and producing her own NBC sitcom, working on the Two Broke Girls, and hosting her own talk show! She was also in charge of […]

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I Want To Know How To Save My Marriage

There are 100 divorces in the US every hour. And you feel like your marriage may end up as one of those 100 divorces. There’s no joy in your marriage.  Physical intimacy has fled.  Instead of talking, you yell.  Or, worse, you ignore each other as mountains of hurt and regret pile up. “I want […]

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