Parenting a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder - Christopher R. Auer (Paperback)

A Family Guide to Understanding and Supporting Your Sensory-Sensitive Child

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Description

Kids with sensory processing disorder (SPD) may seem unduly sensitive to physical sensations, light and sound, and may react strongly to sensory events. SPD can make it hard for kids to do well in school and participate in social events. This is a guide to parenting a child with SPD and integrating his or her care with the needs of the family.

Product Details

Barcode
9781572244634
Department
Books
Released
1 Dec 2006
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Christopher R. Auer
Susan Blumberg
Susan L. Blumberg
Lucy Jane Miller
Subtitle
A Family Guide to Understanding & Supporting Your Sensory-Sensitive Child
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
New Harbinger Pubns Inc
Language
English
Number of Pages
192
Dimensions
222 x 152 x 13mm (281g)

Annotation

Describes the symptoms of sensory processing disorder, and helps parents design a treatment and behavioral plan for children suffering from the illness, including information on schoolwork, social events, and family relationships.

Summary

  • The author, a professional working with children with special needs and father of a child with sensory processing disorder, offers the first book to help parents integrate care for a child with sensory processing disorder with the needs of the family as a whole.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Family/Marriage
BISAC Subject 1
Family & Relationships / Children with Special Needs
BIC Classification 1
Child care & upbringing
Library Subject 1
Children with disabilities; Family relationships.
Library Subject 2
Parenting.
Library Subject 3
Sensory integration dysfunction in children.
Academic Subject 1
Developmental Disabilities
Academic Subject 2
Child Development And Rearing
Dewey Classification
649/.152

Author Bio

Christopher R. Auer, MA, is employed in the Mayor's Office for Education and Children as the disabilities and mental health administrator for Denver's Great Kids Head Start. He holds licensure as a director of special education and is the parent of three children, one of whom is diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, mood disorder and sensory processing disorder. Susan L. Blumberg, Ph.D., is co-author of six books, including Fighting for Your Marriage and Twelve Hours to a Great Marriage. She has more than twenty years' experience as a family advocate for families with children with special needs, helping families navigate through the system to obtain services and supports. She is also the parent of two children, one of whom is diagnosed with non-verbal learning disability and sensory processing disorder.