A workbook that teaches about the sensory systems and how they can be specifically used to calm or alert people in stress and emotional crisis. Each of the 12 chapters includes background information on self-regulation followed by worksheets to be completed by the reader which he/her can refer to when needed. Case studies are given which help to clarify when and how the sensory strategies are used. The author believes that it is important to have information regarding possible triggers and to identify personal strategies that will help prior to an emotional crisis. Can be used by an individual or in treatment groups. Appropriate for adults and adolescents. Requires the cognitive skills necessary to problem solve, generalize information and engage in abstract thinking. Use in conjunction with The Sensory Connection Program which provides the background information needed by professionals to conduct sensory based programs.