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ISBN-13: 9780692518366
Publisher: LLA Media LLC
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 442,744
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dayna Abraham is a National Board Certified early childhood educator of 12 years turned homeschooling mom of three.

Founder of Lemon Lime Adventures, a popular parenting site that shares real-life experiences, education activities, and helpful information about Sensory Processing Disorder. Her mission is to remain down to earth while providing ideas for intentional learning experiences ranging from science to sensory play.

Claire Heffron holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from The University of North Carolina and has been practicing in public and specialized school-based settings for 10 years.

Pamela Braley holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University and has 18 years experience practicing in pediatric clinical and school-based settings.

Lauren Drobnjak graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Physical Therapy. She has practiced for more than 15 years in both clinical and school-based settings.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
A Note From the Authors

PART 1: SENSORY PROCESSING EXPLAINED

CHAPTER 1: Sensory Processing & Sensory Processing Disorder - An Overview
What is Sensory Processing? A Therapist's Perspective
Sensory Processing Disorder: A Parent and Educator's Point of View
5 Common Myths About Sensory Processing, BUSTED!

CHAPTER 2: The Auditory System
The Auditory System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Auditory System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 3: The Olfactory System
The Olfactory System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Olfactory System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 4: Oral Sensory Processing
Oral Sensory Processing: A Therapist's Perspective
Oral Sensory Processing: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 5: The Proprioceptive System
The Proprioceptive System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Proprioceptive System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 6: The Tactile System
The Tactile System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Tactile System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 7: The Vestibular System
The Vestibular System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Vestibular System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 8: The Visual System
The Visual System: A Therapist's Perspective
The Visual System: A Parent and Educator's Point of View

CHAPTER 9: Sensory Processing Concerns and Red Flags
Is it Just a Phase? A Parent's Perspective
3 Signs Your Child's Behaviors Are Not Just a Phase
Red Flags: Recognizing Sensory Problems in Children: A Therapist's Perspective
Sensory Processing Red Flag Behaviors: A Therapist's Perspective
Moving Beyond "Just a Phase" and Getting Help: A Parent's Perspective

PART 2: SENSORY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Auditory Activities
Sound Lab
DIY Rainstick
Drumming Activities
Blindfold Navigation
Make Your Own Rainstorm

Olfactory Activities
Scented Science Experiment
DIY Diffuser Necklaces
Smell and Feel
DIY Scratch 'n' Sniff Stickers
Calming and Alerting Sugar Scrubs

Oral Sensory Activities
Fruity Yogurt Smoothies
Feather Blowing
Ice Boat Races
Taste Test
Mouthercises

Proprioceptive Activities
Bubble Wrap Stomp Art
Tire Run Relay
Couch Cushion Games
Partner Yoga for Kids
Homework/Classwork Warm Up

Tactile Activities
Simple Sensory Bins
Sensory Bags
Simple Sensory Dough Station
Underwater Pearls
Touch and Feel Book

Vestibular Activities
Swing Activities
Animal Walks
Sensory Motor Scavenger Hunt
Row, Row, Row, Your Boat
DIY Balance Board

Visual Activities
Mirror, Mirror
Alphabet Sensory Bin
Doodle Guessing Game
Sensory Bottles
I Spy With a Twist

PART 3: SENSORY RESOURCES
Top Sensory Websites
Recommended Books
Online Support Groups for Parents of Children with Sensory Needs

Alerting and Calming Oral Sensory Activities
Alerting and Calming Olfactory Activities
Sensory Bottles: Quick Reference Guide
Sensory Bins: Quick Reference Guide
Sensory Dough: Quick Reference Guide
Sensory Processing Overview
Heavy Work Chores for Home or School
Sensory Motor Scavenger Hunt
Sensory Processing Red Flag Behaviors Checklist
Auditory Sensory Cheat Sheet
Olfactory Sensory Cheat Sheet
Oral Sensory Cheat Sheet
Proprioceptive Sensory Cheat Sheet
Tactile Sensory Cheat Sheet
Vestibular Sensory Cheat Sheet
Visual Sensory Cheat Sheet

Index by Behavior
Index
About the Authors

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