Mixed Signals: Understanding and Treating Your Child's Sensory Processing Issues

Mixed Signals: Understanding and Treating Your Child's Sensory Processing Issues

by Mary Lashno
     
 

Does your child have unusual reactions to sensory input such as light, sound, taste, or touch? This new guide helps you make sense of your child's perplexing behaviors and learn why some sensory systems under- or over-react and what therapies and interventions are available. The book also helps parents distinguish between behaviors that are characteristic of other

Overview

Does your child have unusual reactions to sensory input such as light, sound, taste, or touch? This new guide helps you make sense of your child's perplexing behaviors and learn why some sensory systems under- or over-react and what therapies and interventions are available. The book also helps parents distinguish between behaviors that are characteristic of other conditions, such as autism, from those that are caused by poor sensory processing.

Topics covered include:

Terminology of sensory processing

Normal vs. abnormal sensory reactions

Evaluating your child's sensory processing

Treatment approaches

Working with an OT to develop a treatment plan for your child

Managing your child's treatment program at home and school

Editorial Reviews

advanceweb.com
�Mixed Signals is easy-to-read and chock full of information. It fits the bill as an information and resource guide for parents, teachers, and occupational therapists.�

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890627591
Publisher:
Woodbine House
Publication date:
12/25/2009
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

For more than 16 years, Mary Lashno has practiced occupational therapy at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, specializing in pediatrics. She is involved in many clinics and treats a variety of populations, including children with sensory integration dysfunction, behavioral issues, physical disabilities, learning disorders, and other special needs. Mary lives in Bel Air, Maryland, with her husband and 3 grown children.

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