Sensory Books

I Tried Sensory Yoga for Kids!

Sensory Yoga for Kids

Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of All Abilities by Britt Collins MS, OTR/L If you are unsure about yoga, or find all those pretzel poses intimidating, this book is for you.  Yoga has been around for 5000 years, so while no yoga book necessarily has new information, I found the bits of yoga practice provided to be a perfect, digestible amount, along with …

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Sensory Processing Challenges Book Review

Sensory Processing Challenges

Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids and Teens written by Lindsey Biel I’m a fan of pediatric occupational therapists Lindsey Biel’s previous work, so when I came across this title, I have to admit I was intimidated by the title, thinking it was just for professionals. As a parent, I want to know as much as possible about SPD to help my child …

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Temple Talks…About Autism and Sensory Issues

Temple Talks about Autism and sensory Issues

Temple Talks…about Autism and Sensory Issues Dr. Temple Grandin This is a short book, 123 pages, that is packed with information.  The book starts with excerpts from Dr. Temple Grandin’s speaking engagements.  She’s typical no nonsense Temple, with sound advice in each segment.  Advice that is applicable into your own or your child’s life.  There’s also brain scans and explanations to how the brain with …

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The 5 BEST Auditory Processing Books

AIT Jason

I enjoy reading everything, especially books on sensory integration, so I asked Khymberleigh Herwill-Levin, MA. Sp.Ed / AIT  and Neurocognitive Practitioner, what are the 5 Best Auditory Processing Books for parents to read.  Below you’ll find her answer. The 5 Best Books on Auditory Processing by an auditory specialist! 1.    HEARING EQUALS BEHAVIOR by Dr. Guy Berard (whom I knew personally)  This book provides information about the …

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Sensitive Sam Visits The Dentist: Book Review

Autism-Dentist

Sensitive Sam Visits the Dentist Written and illustrated by Marla Roth-Fisch I’ll admit it, I’m a dental chicken.  My dental phobias developed as a result of a horrific childhood dental experience and I’ve never recovered from it.  That said, I’ve found a wonderful dentist that makes me calm.  So, add my dental hesitation with a child with SPD and we make a dental nightmare. Thank …

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Understanding Your Baby’s Sensory Signals : Book Review

Baby-Sensory-Signals

Understanding Your Baby’s Sensory Signals By Angie Voss, OTR Oh how I wish I would have had this book 13 years ago when my sensory baby was born!  Luckily, it’s available for you new moms, or moms who are having little additions, and they may be having sensory challenges. First off, the cover is beyond adorable!  But what is inside? Angie Voss, OTR has an …

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Raising A Sensory Smart Child Book Review

Does your child have sensory processing disorder? Having read all the books in this genre (Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration), I’m particularly impressed with this one written by Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L and Nancy Peske.  The book is PACKED with information and I find myself using it often as a reference. The authors start with understanding your child (and I find this helps understand yourself and …

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Sensitive Sam Book Review

Sensitive Sam

Sensitive Sam: Sam’s Sensory Adventure Has a Happy Ending! Written and illustrated by Marla Roth-Fisch I purchased this book when my son was a little younger to discuss his sensory issues.  What a huge help it turned out to be.  My son could relate to the way Sam felt and the sensory issues that he has. It made him feel good to see that other …

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The Out-of-Sync Child Book Review

The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz This book was recommended to me by an Occupational Therapist after he evaluated my son through the state. At this point, I had no idea what SI was or that my son had it (also autism diagnosis). Since then, The Out-of-Sync Child has become my primary resource for my son and other children I encounter. I’ve given copies to …

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