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Understanding Sensory Processing Disorders in Children

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Understanding Sensory Processing Disorders in Children by Matt Mielnick
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Everything we know about the world we live in starts with information we take in through the senses. This book explains the way our sensory system works and shows how small inefficiencies in this complex system can have a huge impact on a child's behaviour. Through easily relatable examples and metaphors, the book describes the variety of sensory processing differences that can occur in children in a jargon-free way and offers practical advice to help manage these differences. It explains how children's varying sensory thresholds - the point where a behavioural response to a stimuli is generated - affects the way they view the world. Each section includes occupational therapy evaluations of children with a range of sensory thresholds, and shows how this influences their behaviour through professional observation reports, offering a summary and recommendation for each child. Presented with a clear focus, without long lists of syndromes and symptoms, this is the ideal starting point for parents and professionals working with children with sensory processing issues.

Author Biography

Matt Mielnick is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist in private practice with 20 years of experience working with young children, providing evaluation and treatment services, in New York and Massachusetts.
Release date Australia
May 18th, 2017
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages
160
Dimensions
140x216x10
ISBN-13
9781785927522
Product ID
26407625

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