Archive for January 2012

If I Had a Magic Wand...

When my husband and I adopted a 2 day old baby when we were in our mid-40’s, we recognized that we didn’t have the energy or the resources to parent a special needs child.  Our beautiful son, E, seemed “normal” in every way until he turned 19 months.  He became the “demon” child, virtually overnight.  One... Read more »

Sock Wars: Best. Game. Ever.

My 11 year old adopted son, E, has sensory processing disorder.  He has trouble making sense of the thousands of sensory messages that are delivered to his brain every day of his life.   One of his biggest deficits is with the proprioceptive sense;  this refers to movement and body position.  He is constantly crashing into... Read more »