Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration: Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents

Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration: Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents

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ISBN-13: 9781935567462
Publisher: Sensory Focus
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

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 best-selling books The Out of Sync Child, The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, The Goodenoughs Get in Sync, Growing an In-Sync Child, 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 and 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, Lynn Balzer-Martin, PhD, OTR, Elizabeth Haber, MS, OTR/L, and Deanna Iris Sava, MS, OTR/L are all expert occupational therapists.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What Is Sensory Integration?
What Is Occupational Therapy?
How to Get the Most Out of Answers to Questions Teachers Ask…
Comparison of Typical Sensory Processing & Sensory Processing Disorder
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—Teachers Checklist
Characteristics of Tactile Dysfunction
Characteristics of Vestibular Dysfunction
Characteristics of Proprioceptive Dysfunction
Characteristics of Visual Dysfunction
Characteristics of Auditory Dysfunction
Heavy Work Activities List for Teachers
Glossary
Resources
References

 

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