The Goodenoughs Get in Sync: 5 Family Members Overcome their Special Sensory Issues

The Goodenoughs Get in Sync: 5 Family Members Overcome their Special Sensory Issues

by Carol Kranowitz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935567165
Publisher: Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,267,585
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Carol Kronowitz is the Editor-in-Chief of S.I. Focus, the international magazine on sensory integration and sensory processing.  A preschool teacher for 25 years, Kranowitz observed many young children with Sensory Processing Disorder.  In writings and workshops she leads in the United States and abroad, she explains to parents, educators, and other early childhood professionals how sensory issues play out – and provides fun and functional techniques for addressing them at home and school.  She has written several manuals and books on SPD, including The Out of Sync Child (2005) and The Out of Sync Child Has Fun (2006).  A graduate of Barnard College, Carol has an M.A. in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University.  She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface 1

Acknowledgments 3

One

Darwin Goodenough, 11, Explains Sensory Processing Disorder 7

Two

Darwin Tells How Filibuster Nabbed His Rabbit’s Foot 29

Three

Edward Goodenough, 5, Tells Why He Went Out the Front Door 35

Four

Carrie Goodenough, 13, Tells About Having a Frizzy Fit 41

Five

Betsy Goodenough, 39, Tells About Finding the Rabbit’s Foot     51

Six

Andy Goodenough, 41, Tells About His Family Getting Back in Sync     59

Darwin Describes Sensory Diet Activities     65

Equipment     75

Helpful Websites     77

The Terms We Use to Describe Sensory Processing Disorder     79

Glossary & Index     81

Interviews

The Goodenoughs Get in Sync, a "chapter book," geared for kids eight and up, tells the tale of five family members and their naughty dog (each with a different sensory processing challenge), and how they get in sync after a tough day.  The Goodenoughs explain what they do to function successfully and how readers, too, can enjoy sensory-motor activities at home or school.  The unique book design puts the basic story line in large print for younger children to read or hear.  Explanations of sensory processing issues are woven throughout the story in regular size type for proficient readers to linger over at leisure.

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