Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook For Helping Your Child With Sensory Processing Issues, Revised And Updated

byLindsey Biel, Nancy PeskeForeword byTemple Grandin

August 25, 2009|
Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook For Helping Your Child With Sensory Processing Issues, Revised And Updated by Lindsey Biel
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A fully revised edition of the most comprehensive guide to sensory processing challenges

"At last, here are the insights and answers parents have been searching for." -Dr. Temple Grandin

For children with sensory difficulties - those who struggle 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 processing challenges affect all kinds of kind - from those with developmental delays, learning and attenion issues, or autism spectrum disorder to those without any other issues. Now in its third edition, Raising a Sensory Smart Child is even more comprehensive and helpful than ever.

In this book, you'll learn:

*How the 8 senses (yes, 8!) are supposed to work together and what happens when they don't
*Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to handling holiday gatherings
* Strategies for managing sensitivities to noise, smell textures, and more
*"Sensory diet" activities that help meet sensory needs, with new ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families
* Parenting tips for handling discipline, transitions, and behavioral issues
*How to practically and emotionally support children and teens with autism and sensory issues
* Ways to advocate for your child at school and make schools more "sensory smart"
*How to help your child with sensory issues use technology effectively and responsibly
* Ways to empower your child and teen in the world
* Where to get the best professional help and complementary therapies



***WINNER of the NAPPA GOLD AWARD and iPARENTING MEDIA AWARD***
Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L is a occupational therapist based in Manhattan, where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents, and young adults with sensory processing issues, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental challenges.Lindsey specializes in remediating fine and gross motor delays, visual perce...
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Title:Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook For Helping Your Child With Sensory Processi...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 7.98 X 5.27 X 1.07 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 7.98 X 5.27 X 1.07 inPublished:August 25, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143115340

ISBN - 13:9780143115342

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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