Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

by Jennifer Veenendall
     
 
The "missing piece" in successfully developing and using sensory modulation plans with elementary students. This illustrated children's book centers around an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his schoolwork until he was equipped with tools that helped accommodate his sensory needs. Written from Arnie's point of view, the book

Overview

The "missing piece" in successfully developing and using sensory modulation plans with elementary students. This illustrated children's book centers around an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his schoolwork until he was equipped with tools that helped accommodate his sensory needs. Written from Arnie's point of view, the book uses simple language to describe some of the sensory tools and strategies he uses at school and at home to help him achieve a more optimal level of alertness and performance. Additional resources are provided at the end of the book, including definitions of sensory processing and sensory modulation disorder, suggested discussion questions, and lists of related books and Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934575154
Publisher:
Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
47
Sales rank:
421,964
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
6 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jennifer Veenendall is a school-based occupational therapist in West St. Paul, Minnesota. She works with students with a wide range of abilities and is especially passionate about creating learning environments that meet students' individual sensory processing needs. Jennifer received her occupational therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her master's in human development from St. Mary's University of Minnesota. She lives in Hudson, Wisconsin, with her husband, Scott, and their two children, Anna and Benjamin. When she is not working, Jennifer enjoys spending family time at their cabin as well as drawing and painting.

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