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When is it Empathy and When is it Sensory?

This is a question I asked our speech therapist in the spring of 2017. My daughter was a few months old at the time and if we were in the car when she started to cry, my son, ‘J’ would cry and tell me to help her. 474 more words

Welcome to MomSense!

Hello and welcome to MomSense: An Uncensored Look at Sensory Processing, Speech and Mommyhood!

I will definitely start with the fact that I am not a doctor, psychologist, therapist or expert. 116 more words

I'm Writing For Hudson Valley Parent Magazine!

I recently started blogging for Hudson Valley Parent about our journey with Simon, Sailing The Spectrum. I’ll  be posting weekly about what we’ve learned in Early Intervention as well as sharing personal stories about the very true side of Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. 216 more words

Autism Spectrum

I'm Not Sensory, You Are.

 Most of my sons major challenges have to do with his sensory processing: he’s both sensory defensive and seeking. Some things are just too much for him to handle; such as super busy public places, most foods, and anything that sticks to his hands (defensive). 617 more words

Autism Spectrum

Meringue Snowmen a la 'Big Cook, Little Cook'!

Yesterday, we made meringue snowmen, just like they make for Father Christmas in an episode of ‘Big Cook, Little Cook’. This was our first attempt at these, and we  1,277 more words

Fine Motor

Out & about with Penguin: Howletts Wild Animal Park

Last Sunday we visited Howletts Wild Animal Park, which is situated near Canterbury, in Kent. It was a cool January afternoon, and I was a little bit worried that many of the animals might be hiding indoors, away from our view, but luckily that was not the case at all. 257 more words


Easily overwhelmed.

For as long as I can remember, it’s easy for be to become extremely overwhelmed. It doesn’t have to take much time at all. I just go from 0-10 in seconds depending on the situation. 179 more words

Actually Autistic