Sharing a Blog Post: He’s Not A Brat…It’s Called SPD! — Rach Today

He’s not a brat…It’s called SPD! Some people may have read my title and knew what SPD stood for right away. While others are like wth is SPD, and is that shit contagious. SPD stands for Sensory Processing Disorder. Sensory processing is how the nervous system interprets senses/signals, and turns them into appropriate behavioral/motor response. […] … More Sharing a Blog Post: He’s Not A Brat…It’s Called SPD! — Rach Today

Friday News Round Up: Special Education & Autism and Puberty

Happy Friday from ST4K! Today, we have 2 news stories. The first one was published in 2015 and highlights the story of a teenager dealing with autism and puberty. The second story is more recent. In the decision of the case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, the Supreme Court ruled a school must offer an “individualized education … More Friday News Round Up: Special Education & Autism and Puberty

Picky Eating and Sensory Eating Are NOT The Same! A Guide to Improving Feeding in Sensory Eaters

Originally posted on Man vs Mommy:
Today, Man took a bite of a carrot, chewed it, and swallowed!!!  I tried to remain calm on the outside; I didn’t want him to notice the amount of excitement, relief, hope, and importance I placed on that one single bite.  I didn’t want him to shrink under the…

Friday News Round Up: Screen Time and Learning Braille

I hope you all are enjoying the Friday News Round Up blog posts. I like sharing interesting articles that I’ve seen or heard over the past week, especially ones that I haven’t seen posted all over the internet. I have 2 new articles from NPR today. One is about parenting and screen time, and the … More Friday News Round Up: Screen Time and Learning Braille

Do you want your story to be heard? Casting Call for Employable Me – American Documentary

I have to thank my blogger buddy, @anonymouslyautistic, for posting this on her blog earlier this week. JOB SEEKERS SOUGHT FOR DOCUMENTARY TELEVISION SERIES A diverse workforce can be great for a business and EMPLOYABLE ME wants to dramatically shake up the system to prove it. Documentary producers at Optomen USA are looking for people with neuro-diverse … More Do you want your story to be heard? Casting Call for Employable Me – American Documentary

Friday Round Up: Being diagnosed with autism as an adult

This Is What Life Is Like When You’re Diagnosed With Autism in Your Late 30s While sitting alone in the waiting room, I stared at the colorfully painted wooden shapes strung along wires of the bead maze next to my chair. My clinical psychologist entered the room and handed me a letter to read on … More Friday Round Up: Being diagnosed with autism as an adult