Entries by Carol Kranowitz

(2013) “In-Sync Activity Cards” among Ten Top SPD Books for Parents and Teachers

Published January 11, on Sentio Life Solutions / Special Needs Book Review

The same high quality standard you are accustomed to find in other Newman and Kranowitz products is found in this small box of activity cards. Parents, teachers, early intervention programs, and all who work with young children will surely be eager to get this easy-to-use resource.

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(2012) A Sens-ational Summer — Here We Come!, by Jane Samuel

Published June 2 on MotheringintheMiddle.com, the blog for new midlife mothers and fathers

The arrival of summer and the unleashing of cooped-up young bodies always bring me back to my child-rearing-roots. Only a few days have passed since the carpool line, the packing of lunches, and the buzzing of early alarm clocks stopped and I am already thinking, “How can I keep them away from the TV and feed their bodies and minds?” With sensory smart activities of course! Read more

(2012) The Best of “The Coffee Klatch” — Sensory Processing Disorder, with Marianne Russo

Broadcast July 2 on The Coffee Klatch — Blog Talk Radio

Dr. Lucy Miller, founder of Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, author of groundbreaking Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder, and developer of nationally standardized Miller Assessment for Preschoolers (MAP) to assess preschool children with developmental disorders including Sensory Processing Disorder, Carol Kranowitz, author of the best-selling book The Out-of-Sync Child and Growing an In-sync Child, along with Hartley Steiner, author of Gabrielle Making Sense of School, join Marianne Russo to discuss recent misrepresentations of Sensory Processing Disorder.

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(2012) Certain Senses Can Hit a Nerve, by Sheila Wayman

Published April 24, in The Irish Times Health plus

When Carol Stock Kranowitz was a teacher of music and movement at a nursery school in Washington DC, she used to be puzzled by the occasional child who would not take part in the fun activities all the other young children enjoyed.

There was the boy who turned away, covering his ears with his hands, when music was played; the girl who lay on the floor “too tired” even to strike two rhythm sticks together; the boy who buzzed around the room while all the other pre-schoolers sat down singing songs. Their behaviour disrupted the fun for others.

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