Sensational kids : hope and help for children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) / Lucy Jane Miller, with Doris A. Fuller ; revised edition with Janice Roetenberg
By: Miller, Lucy J.
Contributor(s): Fuller, Doris A | Roetenberg, Janice.Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Group, 2014Copyright date: 2014Edition: Revised Edition.Description: xxviii, 434 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780399167829.Subject(s): SENSORY INTEGRATIVE DYSFUNCTION | SYMPTOMS | ASSESSMENT | DIAGNOSIS | TREATMENT | CASE STUDIES | EMOTION REGULATION | CAUSES | PREVALENCEGenre/Form: Nonfiction. | Case studies. | Case studies.
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"A Perigee book."
"Foreword by Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA, author of The out-of-sync child"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-417) and index.
Part I. The basics. What is sensory processing disorder? -- Symptoms and warning signs -- Assessment and diagnosis -- Treatment and strategies -- Part II. Living with sensational kids. Ryan, a typically developing first grader -- LaTanya, an over-responsive Kindergartner -- Tam, an under-responsive second grader -- Ben, a sensory-craving preschooler -- Abby, a third grader with dyspraxia -- As sensational children grow up -- Part III. Beyond the basics. The science of SPD -- Beyond the types -- The SPD-ADHD connection -- Sensory processing issues in autism spectrum disorder -- Emotion regulation and SPD -- Causes and prevalence -- Intervention: out-of-the-box general information and treatment effectiveness -- Conclusion: A personal message to parents.
A leading SPD researcher profiles the disorder and its four major subtypes, sharing information for parents about its treatment options while discussing such topics as occupational therapy, parental involvement, and advocacy strategies.