Brooke

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Potty Trouble

Recently Ellie has had so many great days.  She is so much more alert and present in class. She is able to focus on work when before she could never sit still long enough to try.  She goes to a school that is willing to give her accommodations like a quiet corner, sensory breaks and many other things. But what is great is she

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There are more than 5 senses

I know so far I have written about the emotional side of living with a child with SPD, but I want to also cover what Ellie’s diagnosis encompasses and how it manifests itself in her daily life.  I am not an expert on sensory by any means, so I want to make that clear.  This is what I have learned through Ellie’s continued OT

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The struggle

When I was asked by a few people to start doing this blog, I knew I wanted this to be an open place for me to be real about what we were all feeling. During the struggle with Ellie’s behavior I was not in a good place with my relationship with the Lord.  I was so frustrated when prayer after prayer appeared unheard.  Although

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In the beginning

Our journey really began much earlier now that I think back.  After Ellie began walking, her personality started to change. She wasn’t the content little baby I bragged about anymore. Ellie was 2 years old and attending a moms day out program here in Waco a couple days a week. I started to get notes home about her being aggressive towards the other kids. 

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