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Raising a sensory smart child : the definitive handbook for helping your child with sensory processing issues

Author: Lindsey Biel; Nancy K Peske
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Updated & rev. edView all editions and formats
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For children with sensory difficulties-those who struggle to process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights-this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory integration dysfunction, also known as sensory processing disorder, affects all kinds of children-from those with developmental delays, attention problems, or autism  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsey Biel; Nancy K Peske
ISBN: 9780143115342 0143115340
OCLC Number: 276819786
Description: xxiii, 439 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Recognizing and understanding your child's sensory issues. Why is my child so unusual? --
The seven senses --
Tuning in to your child --
Where did the wires cross? --
pt. 2. Addressing your child's sensory needs. Finding and working with an occupational therapist --
The sensory diet of daily activities --
Practical solutions for everyday sensory problems : Self-care challenges: grooming, dressing, and toileting ; Special times, at home and away ; Home environment ; Miscellaneous challenges ; Practical tips for teens and adults --
pt. 3. Fostering your child's development. Dealing with developmental delays --
Sensory issues and the child with an autism spectrum disorder --
Improving speech skills and picky eating --
Helping your child learn and get organized --
Nutrition, sleep, and stress --
Complementary therapies and approaches --
pt. 4. Parenting with sensory smarts. Handling discipline, transitions, and behavioral issues --
Advocating for your child at school --
The special challenges for teenagers --
Empowering your child in the world --
pt. 5. Recommended products and resources. Sources for useful toys, equipment, and products --
Photos of toys, equipment, and products --
Lindsey and Nancy's fifty favorite toys --
Organizations and web sites.
Responsibility: Lindsey Biel and Nancy Peske.

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For children with sensory difficulties-those who struggle to process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights-this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory integration dysfunction, also known as sensory processing disorder, affects all kinds of children-from those with developmental delays, attention problems, or autism spectrum disorders, to those without any other issues. Coauthored by a pediatric occupational therapist and a parent of a child with sensory issues, this updated and expanded edition of Raising a Sensory Smart Child is comprehensive and more helpful than ever.

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