Parenting a child with sensory processing disorder: a family guide to understanding and supporting your sensory-sensitive child
By: Auer, Christopher R.
Contributor(s): Blumberg, Susan L.Publisher: Oakland, CA New Harbinger Publications 2006Description: x, 192 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781572244634.Subject(s): CHILDREN | SENSORY INTEGRATIVE DYSFUNCTION | FAMILY INTERACTION | PARENTS | PARENTING
|Item type||Current location||Collection||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book||IHC Library||Main Collection||790.21 AUE (Browse shelf)||Checked out||04/02/2020||W0011849|
An overview of sensory processing disorder|SPD is a family affair|Strengthening relationships|Dads are needed, too!|Taking care of siblings|Learning to talk about SPD|Bringing hope|Making it happen - building a healthy family|Parting thoughts
"Describes the symptoms of SPD and offers an overview of what it means to live with and care for a child with the condition. Provides a range of activities that help strengthen family relationships, improve communication about the disorder, and deal with problem situations and conditions a child with SPD may encounter." - BOOK JACKET
In this book a child advocate and a child psychologist offer a comprehensive guide to parenting a child with sensory processing disorder (SPD) and integrating their care with the needs of the entire family.
Describes the symptoms of SPD and offers an overview of what it means to live with and care for a child with the condition. It provides a range of activities to help strengthen familt relationships, improve communication about the disorder and deal with problem situations and conditions a child with SPD may encounter.
The book stresses the importance of whole-family involvement in the care of a child with SPD, making sure that everyone is given the attention they need.
Throughout the book there are illustrative case examples, parent advocate input, “personal reflections” which might well apply to any family situations, poems, selections from other books and sections by other professionals.
Amongst the accolades for the book is one from Carol S Kranowitz, the author of The Out-of-Sync Child “Read this with a highlighter in hand because you will want to refer many times to the wise and wonderful ideas in this splendid how-to book.”