You know them: they can’t get their coats on straight, are easily distracted, impulsive, over- or under-sensitive to sounds, lights, textures, etc. In this book, you’ll find tried and true instructions for developing their fine motor, “organizing,” and motor planning skills, and 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 Integration Disorder, Answers to Questions is an invaluable resource for teachers of pre-school through high school. SPECIAL OFFER: With our Sensory package, you can have many great resources and save over $71! Click on it in the Related Products section below to learn more.
Carol Kranowitz, MA, has been a preschool teacher for more than twenty-five years. She has developed an innovative program to screen young children for Sensory Processing Disorder, and writes and speaks regularly about the subject. She has an M.A. in Education and Human Development. She is the author of the bestselling book The Out of Sync Child, The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, and other excellent resources. Jane Koomar, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is owner and executive director of Occupational Therapy Associates – Watertown, in Watertown, MA. There they train university students and therapists in occupational therapy, and treat about 250 clients a week. They diagnose and provide intervention for children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities, ADD, fine & gross motor disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. She and her colleagues have also established The Spiral Foundation in 2002, to support continuing research on Sensory Integration Disorder. Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L, and Lynn Blazer-Martin, PhD, OTR, are both expert occupational therapists.
What is Sensory Integration? Sensory Integration Disorders Sensory Integration Treatment What is Occupational Therapy? How to Get the Most Out of Answers to Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration Comparison of Sensory Integration & Sensory Integration Dysfunction Organizing Sensory Input and Activities for the Classroom Classroom Accommodation Checklist Infants and Toddlers Checklist (Birth to Age Two) Preschool Checklist (Age Three to Four) School-Age Checklist (Age Five to Twelve) Adult/Adolescent Checklist (Age Twelve and Up) Balzer-Martin Preschool Screening
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