Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration, 3rd Edition

Therapy for Children with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Author: Paula Aquilla,Ellen Yack,Shirley Sutton

Publisher: Sensory Focus LLC

ISBN: 9781935567455

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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Winner of the Summer 2015 Academics' Choice Smart Book Award! Written by three experienced occupational therapists, this book offers a combination of theory and strategies. It is a perfect tool for those working with young children, but also broad enough to be adapted for older children and adults. Building Bridges provides creative techniques and useful tips while offering innovative strategies and practical advice for dealing with everyday challenges, including managing behaviors, improving muscle tone, developing social skills, selecting diets, and more. Part one explains the role of the occupational therapists in treatment and examines sensory integration theories. Part two offers methods of identifying sensory problems in children along with numerous strategies and activities. Helpful topics include: What is Occupational Therapy? What is Sensory Integration? What are the Sensory Systems? Identifying Problems with Sensory Integration Strategies for Challenging Behaviors Ideas for Self Care Skills Adapting Home, School, and Child Care Settings

Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration

Author: Ellen Yack,Shirley Sutton,Paula Aquilla

Publisher: Future Horizons

ISBN: 1932565450

Category: Psychology

Page: 207

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A useful practical guide for professionals, parents, teachers and other caregivers. It presents detailed assessment tools as well as consistent strategies for managing challenging behavior. Successful sensory integration techniques include ... advice for a wide range of specific problems ... for adapting home, school, and childcare environments ... [and] creative suggestions for activities, equipment, and resources.

Autism Spectrum Disorders and Visual Impairment

Meeting Students' Learning Needs

Author: Marilyn H. Gense,D. Jay Gense

Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind

ISBN: 9780891288800

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 339

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When a child with an autism spectrum disorder is also visually impaired, the effects on learning and behavior and complex and varied. Two exceptional educators condense their years of personal and professional experience into a one-of-a-kind handbook of effective ways to work with such students, including suggetions and approaches for assessment, instruction, and program planning; forms and tools for capturing vital information; information on assessment instruments, instructional materials, and web sites rich in important advice. Professionals and educators, as well as parents, will find critical guiding principles and valuable strategies.

Building Blocks for Learning Occupational Therapy Approaches

Practical Strategies for the Inclusion of Special Needs in Primary School

Author: Jill Jenkinson,Tessa Hyde,Saffia Ahmad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470986638

Category: Education

Page: 448

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Building Blocks for Learning Occupational Therapy Approaches is a resource book for educational staff and pediatric occupational therapists, especially those new to the field. It shows how the implications of physical, psychological, social, and learning difficulties impact upon children’s abilities. This highly practical book will help readers recognize when a student’s poor performance within the classroom is a result of a medical condition or underlying motor and perceptual deficits.

Approaches to Autism

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Autistic Society

ISBN: 9781905722211

Category: Autism

Page: 72

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A NAS guide to the many and varied approaches to autism. It provides a starting point for those who wish to gain an insight into the host of strategies. It also contains references to a range of interventions and therapies, arranged alphabetically in directory style for easy reference. Each entry signposts the way to further information.

Boosting Learning in the Primary Classroom

Occupational therapy strategies that really work with pupils

Author: Sheilagh Blyth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317575423

Category: Education

Page: 110

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Boosting Learning in the Primary Classroom is your one-stop practical guide to understanding the physical development of children and how this affects their ability to learn. Not only does it explain the reasons behind the theories but provides over 75 practical tips that really work in the classroom. The book is based on a successful five-step approach to help children acquire the skills needed to manage at school and daily life. It works by being able to pinpoint a problem, assists others in recognising the impact that difficulty is having to the child and then provides strategies to develop that child’s specific skills. Using the latest medical research and established occupational therapy techniques to obtain great results, this approach provides teachers with the tools to use different knowledge and strategies to engage children in the learning process. Key ideas explored include: Exploring the reasons for poor handwriting Increasing Disability Awareness The link between body posture and concentration Dyspraxia in a school setting Play develops learning Understanding sensory behaviour By providing teachers with an understanding of physical child development and the impact this has in the classroom, this book demonstrates how teachers can use this knowledge to boost the learning of their primary-aged children. It encourages teachers to identify improvements in the child’s progress of not just educational learning targets but also in physical motor development, using real life case studies, latest theory and tried & tested occupational therapy methods to help every child improve.

Learning Disabilities - E-Book

Towards Inclusion

Author: Helen Atherton,Debbie Crickmore

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047015

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Learning Disabilities: Toward Inclusion (formerly edited by Bob Gates) is one of the leading textbooks in this field. It offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life. This new edition brings together a comprehensive and coherent collection of material from eminent authors with a wealth of professional backgrounds and roles. Its contemporary focus reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services. The leading textbook for carers of people with learning disabilities A comprehensive overview of the field of learning disabilities care Well-written accessible content Activities, case studies, diagrams and further resources including useful web links the embedding of key themes across chapters to draw diverse material into an integrated whole. These are: person-centredness, values, the reality of practice, the range of ability, the range of services and national and international perspectives. chapters on advocacy, personal narratives and life story, inclusive research, risk, safeguarding, sensory awareness, epilepsy and end-of-life care online case studies and activities with critical-thinking questions and ‘hot links’ to web resources to extend knowledge and understanding thereby facilitating learning a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text to enable easy access and quick reference

The Out-of-sync Child

Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Author: Carol Stock Kranowitz

Publisher: Perigee

ISBN: 9780399523861

Category: Medical

Page: 322

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Describes the symptoms of and treatments for SI dysfunction, a frequently misdiagnosed problem in which messages from the senses are not correctly processed by the central nervous system.

Resources for Educating Children with Diverse Abilities

Birth Through Eight

Author: Penny Low Deiner

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781401858162

Category: Education

Page: 485

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A guide to educationing children with disabilities covers such topics as inclusion, individualized planning, and partnering with families, and includes information on a variety of disabilities.