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Everyday games for Sensory Processing Disorder : 100 playful activities to empower children with sensory differences / / Barbara Sher

By: Sher, Barbara 1943-.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Althea Press, 2016Copyright date: 2016Description: 268 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Rating: 1-12 years.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781623157005.Subject(s): SENSORY DISORDERS | SENSORY INTEGRATIVE DYSFUNCTION | CHILDREN | GAMES | SENSORY STIMULATION
Contents:
Digging in to Sensory Processing Disorder. SPD in brief ; The 10 most common sensory issues in children with SPD ; Why play at home? -- Games & activities. Games for touch ; Games for sight ; Games for balance ; Games for taste ; Games for smell ; Games for movement ; Games for sound ; Games for gross motor skills ; Games for fine motor skills ; Games for social skills -- Appropriate toys -- Heavy work list -- Success stories and life lessons.
Summary: " ... 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. 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. [This book] 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."--Amazon.com.
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"Great for parents of kids ages 1-12"--Cover.

Includes index.

Part 1. Digging in to Sensory Processing Disorder. SPD in brief ; The 10 most common sensory issues in children with SPD ; Why play at home? -- Part 2. Games & activities. Games for touch ; Games for sight ; Games for balance ; Games for taste ; Games for smell ; Games for movement ; Games for sound ; Games for gross motor skills ; Games for fine motor skills ; Games for social skills -- Appendix A. Appropriate toys -- Appendix B. Heavy work list -- Appendix C. Success stories and life lessons.

" ... 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. 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. [This book] 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."--Amazon.com.

1-12 years

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