Books

The following is a list of recommended books related to Sensory Processing Disorder. Our favorites describe real-world, practical things families can do to help a loved one who just happens to experience the world a little differently from everyone else. These books provide easy-to-understand information with practical strategies to help parents and educators navigate the world of SPD.

The Out-of-Sync Child broke new ground by identifying Sensory Processing Disorder, a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. This newly revised edition features additional information from recent research on vision and hearing deficits, motor skill problems, nutrition and picky eaters, ADHA, autism, and other related disorders.

 

 

 

The Out of Sync Child Grows Up is perfect for parents with children who have Sensory Processing Disorder and are entering the adolescent, tween, and teen years, as well as those who do not yet have a diagnosis and are struggling to meet the challenges of daily life. This book picks up where The Out-of-Sync Child left off, offering practical advice on living with SPD, covering everyday challenges as well as the social and emotional issues that many young people with SPD face.

 

 

The Out of Sync Child Has Fun is the revised edition of the companion volume to The Out-of-Sync Child includes new activities that parents of kids with Sensory Processing Disorder can do at home with their child, along with updated information on which activities are most appropriate for children with coexisting conditions such as Asperger’s, autism, and more.

 

 

 

Written by an occupational therapist and a parent with a child with SI dysfunction, Raising a Sensory Smart Child makes it easy for readers to recognize and understand their child’s sensory issues and to find the best treatment for their child’s needs.

 

 

 

 


The Whole-Brain Child
is a pioneering, practical book, authors demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth. Raise calmer, happier children using twelve key strategies outlined in the book.

 

 

The Sensory Child Gets Organized is the  only book that teaches the parents of “sensory” kids how to organize and empower their children for greater success at home, at school, and in life.

 

 

 

 

 

Written by the best-known SPD researcher in the world, Sensational Kids brings together a lifetime of study to teach parents and others the signs and symptoms of SPD and its four major subtypes; ways the disorder is diagnosed and treated; sensory strategies for living with the condition; and methods to help SPD kids thrive.

 

 

 

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight is a prescriptive book written by a developmental psychologist and person living with Sensory Defensive Disorder (SD). She sheds light on a little known but common affliction in which sufferers react to harmless stimuli as irritating, distracting or dangerous.

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