When Kids Fly!: Solutions for Children with Sensory Integration Challenges

When Kids Fly!: Solutions for Children with Sensory Integration Challenges

by Sally Fryer Dietz


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When Kids Fly!: Solutions for Children with Sensory Integration Challenges by Sally Fryer Dietz

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 available—no 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.

Sales Handle: A resource book told as only a mother—and therapist—can do.

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 pediatrics—and the mother of two boys who learned in entirely different ways—she 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634136099
Publisher: Bascom Hill Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 949,714
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

Glossary 123

Acknowledgments 137

About the Author 139

Index 141

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