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A Teacher's Guide to Sensory Processing Disorderby Carol Stock Kranowitz
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Research shows that 20% of all school-age children in the U.S. have problems with sensory integration. However, teachers are given little or no training in how to work with these high needs kids. Finally, here's a commuter-friendly way to help teachers and other school professionals reach these kids and help them succeed in the classroom. Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of the best selling books The Out of Sync Child and The Goodenoughs Get in Sync, interviews expert occupational therapist Stacey Szklut about how to teach children with sensory integration problems. This audio CD set includes narration by public health physician Dr. David Silver.
An audio companion to the book Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration, Carol Kranowitz interviews expert occupational therapist Stacey Szklut and they discuss how to teach children with sensory integration problems. It is like eavesdropping on two experts sharing sensory secrets! Finally, here is help for teachers and other school professionals who are trying to reach kids with sensory problems and help them succeed in the classroom, and in life.
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In this audio companion to the book, Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration, Carol Kranowitz interviews Stacey Szklut. They discuss how to teach children with sensory processing problems. Finally, here is help for teachers and other school professionals who are trying to reach kids with sensory difficulties and help them succeed in the classroom, and in life.
Carol Kranowitz, MA, best-selling author
of The Out-of-Sync Child and The Goodenoughs
Get in Sync, and pediatric occupational
therapist Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L,
provide practical advice for teachers and
parents on how sensory problems affect
children’s learning and behavior.
These experts discuss practical strategies
and techniques for recognizing and helping
children affected by sensory processing
disorder to actively participate in a healthy,
happy, learning environment.
David Silver, MD, MPH, shares his own
experiences as a physician and as
the father of a child with
sensory processing problems
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 bestselling book The Out of Sync Child, The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, and other excellent resources.
Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L is an expert occupational therapist.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Sensory Processing
2. Teachers Are Good Detectives
3. Caring, Intuition, and Knowledge
4. Teachers’ Observations
5. Listening to Parents
1. Seeing Children Through the OT Lens
2. Understanding Problem Behaviors
3. Recognizing & Helping Children with
Sensory Processing Problems
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