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Back to School: How To Help Children With SPD Succeed

Back to School: How To Help Children With SPD Succeed

The Star Institute for Sensory Processing reports that at least 1 in 20 children are affected by SPD and that 1 in every 6 children have sensory symptoms “that may be significant enough to affect aspects of everyday life functions.” Certainly school is a huge part of any child’s everyday life. SPD can go undiagnosed and untreated even when it occurs along with another developmental disorder, sometimes making it tricky to receive support at school. So what can parents and caregivers do to help their children with SPD at school? Communication is Key No one will argue that teachers have...

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What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory processing disorder often referred to as SPD, is a disorder in which the brains of those affected do not appropriately respond to sensory information. The way in which this information from the senses is interpreted by the brain is disorganized, causing those affected to under-or over-respond to sensory stimuli. Although not formally recognized as a distinct medical diagnosis, SPD can occur in those affected by autism spectrum disorders or other developmental conditions. Symptoms of SPD Symptoms in children with Sensory Processing Disorder manifest themselves when sensory input cannot be properly processed by the brain. One sense, or many senses,...

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Welcome to Therapressurebrush.com

At long last we are LIVE!  After more than a year in the making therapressurebrush.com is finally open for business.  Our goal is to be the primary destination for resources and information related to the brushes used in  The Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT).   We are very proud to be working directly with the Wilbarger's and over the coming months hope to expand beyond just selling brushes.  Please feel free to contact us with questions or suggestions on how we can make our site better. Looking forward to the journey ahead,   Andy Franco   

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