Answers to Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration (including Sensory Processing Disorder)Book - 2007
Provides checklists for teachers to assess children with sensory processing problems, along with actions and activities to integrate them into the classroom and stimulate learning.
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In this elegant approach to the often-elusive subject of sensory integration, Carol Kranowitz, M.A. (author of the best-selling book The Out-of-Sync Child) and expert occupational therapists Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L, Lynn Balzer-Martin, PhD, OTR, Jane Koomar, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Elizabeth Haber, MS, OTR/L, and Deanna Iris Sava, MS, OTR/L, have assembled an extensive and easy-to-use set of checklists and other tools that will be invaluable to every teacher (and parent) who has children with sensory processing challenges. You’ll find tried-and-true instructions for developing fine-motor, “organizing,” and motor-planning skills, and for providing an appropriate “Sensory Diet” that will benefit all your students. Checklists help you identify students who have difficulty processing sensory information. With up to 20% of the students in any given classroom affected by Sensory Processing Disorder, Answers to Questions is an invaluable resource for teachers of preschool through high school.
Winner of Learning magazine's Teachers' Choice Award, this book and the tools within it will help teachers learn how to:
Finally, this book will help teachers to always remember that these are good children who are trying their best in a confusing world!
Contents include: What Is Sensory Integration? What Is Occupational Therapy? How to Get the Most Out of Answers to Questions Teachers Ask. Comparison of Typical Sensory Processing & Sensory Processing