October is SPD Awareness Month, and it is also the 30th anniversary of the SPD Foundation, so there are lots of things happening in the SPD world to raise awareness and money to develop more understanding about this disorder. Here are a few highlights:
Both here and on Facebook, I'll be posting 30 facts in 30 days to raise awareness about what SPD is (what it is NOT), who it affects, and how it affects them (us).
Hartley's Life with 3 Boys is doing something special on her blog this month -- 30 stories in 30 days! She's collected stories from 30 different SPD families and will publish a new one every day. She's also doing a fundraiser (with prizes!) for the SPD Foundation, the main organization that conducts and publishes research on SPD, offers support and advocacy for families and educates the world about SPD. Please take a look at the stories -- you'll probably find a lot of commonalities to our story. And if you are so inclined, you can click Chip In button on the right (top right of my blog page) to donate to her fundraiser (putting my name "Andi at One Sensation Life" in the comments box will score points towards a prize!).
Soft Clothing Company, a maker of tagless, seamless clothes for kids and adults with SPD, has special discounts and a list of other SPD Awareness events as well.
Thanks for joining me along the journey! I'd love to hear what you want to know ... do you have questions about sensory processing disorder, gluten-free/dairy-free diets, homeschooling, faith, life in general? Send me a note or post a comment and I'll try to write something that addresses your interests and questions!