I asked parents this question: You Know You’re an SPD Parent When…
The Sensory Spectrum received so many responses I’ve been releasing them in different posts. And now it’s time for the third installation!
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Finish this sentence… “You know you’re an SPD parent when ____.”
You’re happy your kid has his meltdown at home and not in the mall. – Jody P.
Living with SPD makes you more tolerant and accepting of other children’s special needs. – Jeannine T.
You always have sunglasses and ear plugs on hand. – Michele W.
You know what it is like to be judged by complete strangers who can’t understand why you would allow your child to leave the house wearing shoes but no socks. – Kate R.
When your child eats something new, it is so exciting! – Vanessa K.
You get excited in a pumpkin patch because your child got his face painted! – Angela L.
When you cheer loudly at the park because your 5 year old goes down a slide for the first time. – Amy S.
You haven’t dried your hands in a public bathroom for years because you’re not allowed to use the electric hand dryers. – Jennifer H.
You rejoice when your child comes home and says “today was a good day mummy” and you so hope it was. – Nicki G.
You have a therapeutic brush in the lounge room, car console and day bag. – Lucia B.
Missed the fist posts? Read them here:
Sensory Processing Disorder Resources
Learn more about Sensory Processing Disorder:
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing DifferencesRaising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing IssuesUnderstanding Your Child’s Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and TeachersHelping Your Child with Sensory Regulation: Skills to Manage the Emotional and Behavioral Components of Your Child’s Sensory Processing Challenges