Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
ISBN 10: 039916782X
ISBN 13: 978-0399167829
Revised and updated—the authoritative bestseller that presents the latest research on Sensory Processing Disorder.
Sensory Processing Disorder is an increasingly common diagnosis, with a wide range of symptoms that can be difficult for parents and pediatricians to identify. In Sensational Kids, internationally renowned expert Dr. Miller shares her more than forty years of experience and research findings on SPD. Now in its fourteenth printing, with more than 50,000 copies sold in all formats, it is an authoritative and practical guide to understanding and treating this little-understood condition.
Newly updated, this revised edition will include the latest research on SPD's relationship to autism, as well as new treatment options and coping strategies for parents, teachers, and others who care for kids with SPD. Other topics include:
The signs and symptoms of SPD
Its four major subtypes
How the disorder is diagnosed and treated sensory strategies to help SPD kids develop, learn and succeed, in school and in life.
About the Author
Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR, founded and is the clinical director of the STAR Center and the research director of the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, which together provide treatment, parent education and coaching, and research about SPD. She is an associate clinical professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a professor of pediatric science at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.