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Sensory stimulation : sensory-focused activities for people with physical and multiple disabilities

By: Fowler, Susan.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley 2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 347 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1843104555.Subject(s): PROFOUND INTELLECTUAL AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES | COMPLEX NEEDS | SENSORY STIMULATION | INTERACTION | ACTIVITIES | DAILY LIFE
Contents:
Introduction|PART ONE THEORY 1. The meaning of sensory stimulation 2. Theoretical framework for sensory-focused activities 3. Maximising participation in sensory-focused activities 4. Assessment and evaluation 5. How to structure sensory-focused activties|PART TWO ACTIVITY IDEAS 6. Introduction to Part Two 7. Providing sensory-focused activities and maximising participation 8. The activities
Summary: Provides a photocopiable resource with a step-by-step approach to organising a sensory stimulation programme for carers and other professionals working with people with physical, multiple or complex disabilities. Presents information on sensory stimulation within a framework that embraces the person's daily environment. Bases activity ideas around food, drink, personal and household care and crafts and are kept simple so they can be slotted into daily routine with minimum disruption. Includes assessment forms and checklists will help carers and support staff to monitor and understand their clients' needs and progress.
List(s) this item appears in: Activities for adults. July 2018 | Sensory activities. Feb 2019 | Activities for youth. May 2019
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Provides a photocopiable resource with a step-by-step approach to organising a sensory stimulation programme for carers and other professionals working with people with physical, multiple or complex disabilities. Presents information on sensory stimulation within a framework that embraces the person's daily environment. Bases activity ideas around food, drink, personal and household care and crafts and are kept simple so they can be slotted into daily routine with minimum disruption. Includes assessment forms and checklists will help carers and support staff to monitor and understand their clients' needs and progress.

Introduction|PART ONE THEORY
1. The meaning of sensory stimulation
2. Theoretical framework for sensory-focused activities
3. Maximising participation in sensory-focused activities
4. Assessment and evaluation
5. How to structure sensory-focused activties|PART TWO ACTIVITY IDEAS
6. Introduction to Part Two
7. Providing sensory-focused activities and maximising participation
8. The activities

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An awesome book. So useful for hands on staff. A good one to have in each house.

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