Everyday Games for Sensory Processing Disorder: 100 Playful Activities to Empower Children with Sensory Differences
Author: Sher, Barbara
Brand: Althea Press
Number Of Pages: 268
Release Date: 16-02-2016
Details: Product Description Award-winning author and occupational therapist Barbara Sher has over 45 years experience helping children with sensory processing disorder, autism and Asperger's learn and thrive. In this new solutions-based guide, she's collected 100 sensory-rich games that make working with your child a joy. Whimsy and wisdom pour forth from this wonderful book. The fun and functional sensory-motor ideas are easily adaptable to suit all environments, all abilities, all kids and all their grown-ups. -Carol Stock Kranowitz, Author of The Out-of-Sync Child and The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun If you're looking for new strategies to manage your child's sensory processing disorder, this book is a perfect companion to classics such as The Out-of-Sync Child and Raising a Sensory Smart Child. Everyday Games for Sensory Processing Disorder advocates play as the most effective approach for children with sensory processing disorder, and illustrates the many ways that play can lead to significant breakthroughs, including: 100 fun and simple games for parents to play with their kids An easy-to-grasp overview of sensory processing disorder Inventive ideas for engaging kids, using materials easily found around the house Inclusive games geared toward varying degrees of development, with modifications for older children Review Whimsy and wisdom pour forth from this wonderful book. The fun and functional sensory-motor ideas are easily adaptable to suit all environments, all abilities, all kids and all their grown-ups.―Carol Stock Kranowitz, Author of The Out-of-Sync Child and The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun ...Everyday Games for Sensory Processing Disorder is timeless and wondrous in its simplicity... Barbara deeply understands that kids are kids, and her approach to play as the ultimate therapy means joy for kids and their families in nearly any language and culture.―Ellen Notbohm, Author of Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew This is a very special resource for families living with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Rather than a technical manual, Barbara has combined a series of games and fun activities designed to remediate sensory processing issues―through fun... I couldn't be more supportive of this interesting and fun book! --Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D, OTR, Clinical Director, STAR Centerand Research Director, Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation This book is full of sensory smart games children will adore! From super sensitive kids who need help getting more comfortable exploring sensory experiences to kids who crave more sensory input to feel and function at their best, this is a terrific collection parents, teachers and therapists will treasure. --Lindsey Biel, Occupational Therapist and Co-author of Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues I love everything about this book. Barbara has made a difficult topic easy to understand with the way she writes and I know you will walk away from this book empowered to help your children with their development.--Becky Horace, SEEK Magazine About the Author Award-winning author and occupational therapist Barbara Sher, OTR, "The Games Lady" has over 45+ years experience working with children to help them develop a natural love of play to enhance sensory, motor and social skills. She is a regular contributor to Parenting for Special Needs and Sensory Focus magazines. Visit her online at gameslady.com.