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

Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues

Book Cover, Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues

A comprehensive overview that includes: How the senses actually work and integrate with each other; How and where to get the very best professional help; “Sensory diet” activities that meet your child’s needs, including new tips and ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families; Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to picky… More Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues

Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind & Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders

Featuring more than 200 practical and proven interventions, strategies and adaptation for helping children gain more control over their lives. Includes basic and advanced methods to calm a child and to preventing outbursts and melt-downs, stories and video-modeling for autism, along with techniques to quell repetitive behaviors, sensory strategies for sensitivity and craving, picky eating… More Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind & Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders

Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Book Cover, Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Do you want to know A SECRET? Lucy Jane Miller’s creative and flexible technique for helping children with SPD, is addressing the seven elements of her acronym: A SECRET. The seven elements are Attention, Sensation, Emotion Regulation, Culture, Relationships, Environment, and Tasks. The authors details and addresses these elements in hopes it will turn your… More Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensitive Sam

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This book brings to life the story of Sam, whose over-sensitivity creates chaos and frustration in his life. Sam’s various sensory sensitivities adversely affect Sam’s experiences, both at home and in the classroom. He walks readers through his typical day of sensory blunders (which many kids and families may find all too familiar!) Finally, at… More Sensitive Sam

Sensory Strategies to Improve Communication, Social Skills and Behavior (DVD)

Noted co-author of Building Bridges through Sensory Integration, Paula Aquilla, B.Sc, OT, is an occupational therapist who has worked with adults and children in clinical, educational, home, and community-based settings. A video of one of her presentations, this DVD brings her ideas and practices to life! Her time-tested strategies are perfect for school, clinic, or… More Sensory Strategies to Improve Communication, Social Skills and Behavior (DVD)

Songames For Sensory Integration

Book Cover, Songames For Sensory Integration

These 25 Songames offer a world of fun and engaging developmental play activities for just about any child ages three and up. Created by therapists to promote growth and development Songames encourage purposeful play in a fun, safe, positive environment. The companion booklet explains how to use the music and multiplies the number of ways… More Songames For Sensory Integration

Starting Sensory Integration Therapy: Fun Activities for the Home and Classroom!

Parent of a son with SPD, author Bonnie Arnwine chose activities that require minimal time, money, and clean-up. Most “ingredients” are already on hand: empty yogurt cups, string, soap, Kool-aid, flour, paper plates, etc. If the kids tire of an activity, an “Extend It!” section shows how to use the same ingredients in new and… More Starting Sensory Integration Therapy: Fun Activities for the Home and Classroom!

Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration

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This two audio CD set features a full-length discussion of dysfunction in sensory integration as it affects the teaching environment. Carol S. Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child, and Stacey Szklut, expert occupational therapist deliver clear, concise strategies for teaching children with sensory integration difficulties. (105 min.)

The Everything Parent’s Guide To Sensory Processing Disorder: The Information and Treatment Options You Need to Help Your Child with SPD

If your child has been diagnosed with sensory processing disorder (SPD), you understand how simple, everyday tasks can become a struggle. With this book, you can help your child learn how to reduce stress and minimize the symptoms of SPD.  It includes an in-depth definition of SPD and its effects;  the newest treatments, therapies, and… More The Everything Parent’s Guide To Sensory Processing Disorder: The Information and Treatment Options You Need to Help Your Child with SPD

The Goodenoughs Get In Sync: 5 Family Members Overcome their Special Sensory Issues

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This delightfully illustrated “chapter book,” tells the charming tale of five family members and their naughty dog (each with a different sensory processing challenge), and how they get in sync after a tough day. The book is designed with the action of the story in larger print for younger readers to read or hear. Explanations of… More The Goodenoughs Get In Sync: 5 Family Members Overcome their Special Sensory Issues

The Kids’ Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control: Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They… More The Kids’ Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control: Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

The Out Of Sync Child

“Difficult.” “Picky.” “Oversensitive.” “Clumsy.” “Unpredictable.” “Inattentive.” Children who have been labeled with words like these may actually be suffering from Sensory Integration Disorder-a very common, but frequently misdiagnosed, condition that can manifest itself in excessively high or low activity levels, problems with motor coordination, oversensitivity or undersensitivity to sensations and movements, and other symptoms. This… More The Out Of Sync Child

The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years

The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up will be the new bible for the vast audience of parents whose children, already diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, are entering the adolescent, tween, and teen years, as well as those who do not yet have a diagnosis and are struggling to meet the challenges of daily life.This book picks… More The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years

The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Book Cover, The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Integration Dysfunction

This companion volume to the “Out-Of-Sync Child”, presents more than one hundred playful activities specially designed for kids with SPD. Each activity helps develop and organize a child’s brain and body. Whether your child faces challenges with touch, balance, movement, body position, vision, hearing, smell, and taste, motor planning, or other sensory problems, this book… More The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Integration Dysfunction

The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder

Book Cover, The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder

This companion volume to the “Out-Of-Sync Child”, presents more than one hundred playful activities specially designed for kids with SPD. Each activity helps develop and organize a child’s brain and body. Whether your child faces challenges with touch, balance, movement, body position, vision, hearing, smell, and taste, motor planning, or other sensory problems, this book… More The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities For Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder

The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids

Parents of sensory kids-like those with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, AD/HD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD, often feel frustrated and overwhelmed. In this book, the author, a parent of a sensory kid, provides simple, effective solutions that help these kids thrive at home and in their day-to-day activities. You’ll learn how to understand what… More The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids

The Sensory Connection: An OT And SLP Team Approach

Book Cover, The Sensory Connection: An OT And SLP Team Approach

Combining aspects of occupational and speech-language therapies, the authors demonstrate how an integrated team approach increases therapeutic effectiveness while maximizing the benefits of treatment resources. This revised edition offers even more techniques that can enhance a person’s ability to attend, function, and learn. Detailed, illustrated appendices show and explain creative activities and include sample handouts.… More The Sensory Connection: An OT And SLP Team Approach