Newly Updated and Expanded! For children with sensory difficulties-those who struggle to process everyday sensations and exhibit unususal behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sight-this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. SI 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. This updated and expanded edition of Raising a Sensory Smart Child is comprehensive and more helpful than ever!
How the senses actually work and integrate with each other
How and where to get the best professional help
"Sensory diet" activities that meet your childs needs-including new tips and ideas for teens, adults, and families
Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to picky eating to family gatherings
Using "sensory smarts" to help children with developmental delays, learning, and attention problems
The special challenges of helping children with autism and sensory issues
Ways to advocate for your child at school and amke schools "sensory smart"
How to empower your child and teen in the world
Complementary therapies, resources, and helpful Web sites
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