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Entries by Jennifer Cassell
Feb-Apr issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
Grandma comes to visit and has advice about disciplining her touchy grandson. His parents set her straight with lists of how sensory processing challenges affect his eating, sleeping, and shampooing. She begins to “get it.”
In April, Joye Newman and Carol talked with Jackie Flynn, Founder of EMDR & Play Therapy Integration Support and the host of Play Therapy Community, about the In-Sync Child philosophy and many fun activities.
Published in February – April 2019 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
Part II of a two-part primer to help families, educators and professionals understand how Sensory Processing Disorder hinders daily functioning.
Published May 24, on Mother.ly
Envision two unique babies. Benjy has been on the go since Day 1. Constantly active, frequently fretful, easily startled, and a fitful sleeper, he sure keeps his parents on their toes. Speaking of toes, he skipped crawling and walked on tiptoes at nine months! Mom and Dad are exhausted—but that’s just how it is with an infant, they guess.
Q&A with Carol Stock Kranowitz, a former teacher who speaks internationally about SPD’s effect on children’s learning and behavior and how families, teachers, therapists and other professionals can help. Read more
June 2014, at the “Discover Your Resilient Self” Telesummit, with Christie Grant
May 5, telephone interview, at Autism Educates Community (formerly International Autism Association for Families and Educators). Click here for Podcast
Co-authored with Joye Newman and published in July on the blog of Home-Educating Family
No matter what their ages, children learn best when they move. Pediatricians, teachers and other specialists now recognize that motor skills are vital to a child’s physical, emotional, academic, and overall success. Yet, some educators and parents believe that sitting still is the best way to absorb information. We know that just the opposite is true.
- Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Every Child Develop, Learn and Grow
- In-Sync Activity Card Book: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Children Develop, Learn and Grow
- The Goodenoughs Get in Sync: 5 Family Members Overcome Their Special Sensory Issues
- The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with SPD in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years
- The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with SPD
- The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Differences
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“The Out-of-Sync Child has become the parents’ bible to [Sensory Processing Disorder].”
The New York Times
“Warm and wise, [The Out-of-Sync Child] will bring both hope and practical help to parents who wonder why their kid doesn’t ‘fit in.’ ”
Jane M. Healy Learning specialist and author of Your Child’s Growing Mind
“[The Out-of-Sync Child] is great! It is a real contribution to the parents of the many children who are so hard to understand. It will let parents off the hook of blaming themselves… and will help them get on to the job of addressing the child’s underlying difficulties.”
T. Berry Brazelton, MD Founder, Brazelton Foundation, Children’s Hospital, Boston