101 Games And Activities For Children With Autism, Asperger’s And Sensory Processing Disorders

One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger’s, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or… More 101 Games And Activities For Children With Autism, Asperger’s And Sensory Processing Disorders

A Buffet of Sensory Interventions: Solutions for Middle and High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This practical and well-researched tool is unique by focusing on middle and high school students, whose sensory needs are often overlooked. In suggesting interventions for this age group, the author emphasizes the importance of fostering independence, self-advocacy and self-regulation as a way to for teens with autism spectrum disorders to take ownership of their sensory… More A Buffet of Sensory Interventions: Solutions for Middle and High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Parent’s Guide To Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones In Speech, Movement, Learning and other Areas

This guide provides essential information for any parent with a child who might have cognitive, physical, or emotional delays. Easy to understand, reassuring, and up-to-date, the book covers everything concerned parents need to know. Using real-life examples and case studies along with checklists, exercises, and other hands-on advice, the book covers a range of delays… More A Parent’s Guide To Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping With Missed Milestones In Speech, Movement, Learning and other Areas

Answers To Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration

In this book you’ll find tried-and-true instructions for developing fine-motor, “organizing,” and motor-planning skills, and for providing an appropriate “Sensory Diet” that will benefit all your students. The author has assembled an extensive and easy-to-use set of checklists and other tools that will be invaluable to every teacher (and parent) who has children with sensory processing challenges.… More Answers To Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration

Asperger Syndrome And Sensory Issues

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Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues attempts to explain how many children with Asperger Syndrome relate to the world through their senses. Chapter 1 is an overview of sensory integration terminology and a discussion of how the sensory systems impact behavior. Chapter 2 takes an in depth look at sensory issues associated with AS. Chapter 3… More Asperger Syndrome And Sensory Issues

Building Bridges through Sensory Integration -Therapy for Children with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders (3rd Edition)

Written by three experienced occupational therapists, this book is a perfect tool for those working with young children, but also broad enough to be adapted for older children and adults. It provides creative techniques and useful tips while offering innovative strategies and practical advice for dealing with everyday challenges, including managing behaviors, improving muscle tone,… More Building Bridges through Sensory Integration -Therapy for Children with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders (3rd Edition)

Emily’s Sister: A Family’s Journey with Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Emily’s sister is different from other children she knows. She seems to struggle with things most of us just do naturally. In this delightfully illustrated story, based upon real family experiences, Emily discovers how to understand and help her sister live a happier life. This story, written by the parent of a child with Dyspraxia… More Emily’s Sister: A Family’s Journey with Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions. A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals

Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a restricted dietary range, and this book provides parents with advice and training on how to deal with this condition and achieve a healthier and more balanced diet. Now described as Avoidant or Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), it is due to sensory hypersensitivity, and it can… More Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children, including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions. A Practical Guide for Parents and Professionals

Growing An In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities To Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow

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Growing an In-Sync Child makes topics and activities that are often accessible only to experts in classrooms and therapeutic offices easy to understand and implement by even untrained parents and educators. Short chapters, concise information, helpful charts and easy-to-follow “recipes” for activities, as well as examples of the how and why behind the activities, make… More Growing An In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities To Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow

I’ll Tell You Why I Can’t Wear Those Clothes! Talking About Tactile Defensiveness

Intended for adults and children to read together, the illustrated book explains reasons a child may become emotionally overwhelmed by daily routines such as putting on clothing, socks and shoes. The workbook format allows children to express and explore their own feelings through drawings or words, in order to explain their misunderstood behavior. A great… More I’ll Tell You Why I Can’t Wear Those Clothes! Talking About Tactile Defensiveness

Kids In The Syndrome Mix Of ADHD, LD, Aspergers, Tourette’s, Bipolar And More! The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals (2nd Edition)

“Kids in the Syndrome Mix” is a concise, scientifically up-to-date (2014), all-in-one guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children – from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction. Dr. Kutscher provides accessible information on… More Kids In The Syndrome Mix Of ADHD, LD, Aspergers, Tourette’s, Bipolar And More! The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals (2nd Edition)

Making Sense Of Sensory Integration

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Understand the differences between sensory processing disorder and “look-alike” diagnoses. Learn what to look for at different ages and developmental stages from infancy through adulthood. This audio CD discusses sensory integration dysfunction/sensory processing disorder and how it affects a child’s development. Learn about how the different types of sensory processing disorder affect children, how sensory… More Making Sense Of Sensory Integration

Meghan’s World: The Story Of One Girl’s Triumph Over Sensory Processing Disorder

Meghan has a hard time with her itchy clothes, her hair touching her face, the noises in her classroom. Therapists work with her in a number of ways, using brushing, therapeutic listening, diet and exercise, and Meghan begins to feel much better. It can be profoundly comforting to a child to know they are not alone in… More Meghan’s World: The Story Of One Girl’s Triumph Over Sensory Processing Disorder

My Sensory Book: Working Together To Explore Sensory Issues And The Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children

This interactive workbook enables children to develop a better understanding of their sensory systems by helping their parents and teachers create an individualized sensory profile. Through numerous strategies broken down by the different sensory systems, tactile, vestibular, proprioception, visual, auditory, gustatory and olfactory, children can learn to cope more effectively with the world around them. Lots… More My Sensory Book: Working Together To Explore Sensory Issues And The Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children

Preschool Sense

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An easy-to-use screening tool that helps teachers and therapists work together to identify children in preschool who may have sensory processing issues. Preschool SENSE allows occupational therapists to help preschools to quickly identify children who may benefit from occupational therapy for sensory issues. It was developed with guidance from expert pediatric occupational and speech-language pathologists… More Preschool Sense