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Welcome to Normal

Transitioning to first grade has gone way better than we ever would have anticipated for Jacquelyn. Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Jacquelyn had a cereal bar! I know that doesn’t seem very exciting, but for Jacquelyn it’s a big deal to try anything new. Cereal bars are just one of those things that she wouldn’t put in her mouth. Her brother … Continue reading

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Overheard At The Pool Today…

Jacquelyn’s sensory processing disorder makes swimming really difficult for her. It’s not because she isn’t coordinated, it’s because she can’t stand the feel of water on her face or the movement and yelling of all the other children. Jacquelyn was … Continue reading

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So Many Therapies, So Little Time

So we have started occupational therapy for Jacquelyn and wow! There is so much to do at home… exercises, heavy work, crashing, jumping jacks, rhythmic movement techniques, etc. And we start Berard AIT tomorrow so this is going to get … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Jacq holds her nose when getting in a hot car…. Me: Jacq, it’s hot in here, not stinky. Jacq: It’s stinky to me. Me: Can you feel that it’s hot? Jacq: No, I can not feel hot. I can smell … Continue reading

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Processing Disorder and Occupational Therapy

It’s time for Jacquelyn to go to occupational therapy. While she is doing so much better than she was two years ago, I feel I’ve taken her as far as I can. The pediatrician is using the label Auditory Processing … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Me, asking Jacq about one of Kiefer’s toys that she can’t tolerate: How does the noise make you feel? Jacq: I don’t know. Me, as I tense up and ball up my fists: Does it make you feel like this? … Continue reading

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