The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder (The Out-of-Sync Child Series)

By | March 22, 2018
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder (The Out-of-Sync Child Series) Author Carol Kranowitz
ISBN-10 0399531653
ISBN-13 9780399531651
Year 2006-04-04
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher TarcherPerigee
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The groundbreaking book that explains Sensory Processing Disorder SPD and presents a drug free approach that offers hope for parents now revised and updated Does your child exhibit Over responsivity or under responsivity to touch or movement A child with SPD may be a sensory avoider withdrawing from touch refusing to wear certain clothing avoiding active games or he may be a sensory disregarder needing a jump start to get moving Over responsivity or under responsivity to sounds sights taste or smell She may cover her ears or eyes be a picky eater or seem oblivious to sensory cues Cravings for sensation The sensory craver never gets enough of certain sensations e g messy play spicy food noisy action and perpetual movement Poor sensory discrimination She may not sense the difference between objects or experiences unaware of what she s holding unless she looks and unable to sense when she s falling or how to catch herself Unusually high or low activity level The child may be constantly on the go wearing out everyone around him or move slowly and tire easily showing little interest in the world Problems with posture or motor coordination He may slouch move awkwardly seem careless or accident prone These are often the first clues to Sensory Processing Disorder a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses The Out of Sync Childoffers comprehensive clear information for parents and professionals and a drug free treatment approach for children This revised edition includes new sections on vision and hearing picky eaters and coexisting disorders such as autism and ADHD among other topics

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