Research shows that 20% of all school-age children in the U.S. have problems with sensory integration. However, teachers are given little or no training in how to work with these high needs kids. Finally, here's a commuter-friendly way to help teachers and other school professionals reach these kids and help them succeed in the classroom. Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of the best selling books The Out of Sync Child and The Goodenoughs Get in Sync , interviews expert occupational therapist Stacey Szklut about how to teach children with sensory integration problems. This audio CD set includes narration by public health physician Dr. David Silver.
An audio companion to the book Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration, Carol Kranowitz interviews expert occupational therapist Stacey Szklut and they discuss how to teach children with sensory integration problems. It is like eavesdropping on two experts sharing sensory secrets! Finally, here is help for teachers and other school professionals who are trying to reach kids with sensory problems and help them succeed in the classroom, and in life.
Discussion topics include:
- Understanding why challenges in sensory integration affect learning
- Learning how to become a good detective of SI dysfunction in the classroom
- Gaining insight into how sensory integration dysfunction can look like ADD, ADHD or learning disabilities
- Learning methods for creating effective collaborations between home and school
- Materials appropriate for preschool through high school teachers and school professionals
|Publisher:||World Future Horizons|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
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.
Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L is an expert occupational therapist.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Sensory Processing
2. Teachers Are Good Detectives
3. Caring, Intuition, and Knowledge
4. Teachers’ Observations
5. Listening to Parents
1. Seeing Children Through the OT Lens
2. Understanding Problem Behaviors
3. Recognizing & Helping Children with
Sensory Processing Problems