Filled with insights from the author Sally Fryer Dietz's years of physical and sensory integration therapy that you can take from the school to your home, When Kids Fly is written in a conversational tone that makes it perfect for parents, friends, teachers, and medical professionals, alike.
Starting from the moment that Dietz realized that something "wasn't quite right" with her son, and allowing us to follow them (and others) through to his adulthood, this one-of-a-kind book ties the practical to both the professional and the personal.
When Kids Fly can help you figure out when to worry about your child's development, when not to worry, and what options are availableno matter where your child falls on the spectrum of sensory motor integration. It is a wonderful resource for those who really want to help children discover their wings as they grow towards maturity and learn to fly on their own.
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Author Sally Fryer Dietz, Founder and Director of Integrative Pediatric Therapy, is a physical therapist, developmental specialist, sensory integration expert, child advocate, and mother. As a leading authority in therapeutic pediatricsand the mother of two boys who learned in entirely different waysshe has helped thousands of children (and their parents) live healthier, happier lives. She has taught internationally and has received worldwide media attention for the innovative therapy methods she brings to life in 'When Kids Fly'. Born in Berkley, California, Sally now lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Mark Dietz.
|Publisher:||Bascom Hill Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.12(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.17(d)|
Table of Contents
An Introduction Alex ix
Chapter 1 When something's not quite right with your child… or, when to worry 1
Chapter 2 Making sense of your child's senses… And what they have to do with your child's development 13
Chapter 3 Understanding your child's developmental patterns… or, let's start at the very beginning 32
Chapter 4 How to be your child's advocate… What to do to get the help you need 50
Chapter 5 Therapies to help build better bodies, minds, and lives… Treatments to improve your child's sensory motor development and function 66
Chapter 6 What comes next? The journey ahead 91
Chapter 7 Alex out in the world Things really can turn out great! 107
An Afterword 114
Questions Parents Often Ask 117
About the Author 139