(2018) What Is Sensory Processing Disorder?

Published in March on Lifespan‘s blog prior to the Parenting Matters conference in Barrington.

“Some kids respond to unremarkable experiences in notably unusual ways. They may resist going places and being with people. They may reject hugs, or crave them constantly. They may go, go, go, or lack get-up-and-go.”

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(2018) In-Sync Summer Activities

Published in May-July 2018 issue of Autism Asperger’s Digest.

Fun summertime activities to satisfy children with sensory issues, autism and other disabilities, as well as the kids’ families and friends.

(2018) Success in Class with ADHD and SPD

Published in Spring issue of ADDitude: Strategies and Support for ADHD & LD

Workaround strategies for helping your child stay on top of things at school, featuring tips from Cara Koscinski, OTR, and from Justin Wayland and Karly Koop, two teenaged contributors to The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up.

(2017) Is SPD a Real Thing?

Published November 29, 2017, on www.Healthline.com    The medical community is split over whether SPD should be an official diagnosis, but parents of children with the condition say it’s all too real.

(2017) 27 Signs You Have Dyspraxia — by Jenny Hollander

Published May 19, on bustle.com. Jenny Hollander explains Dyspraxia, a.k.a. Developmental Coordination Disorder.  Many clumsy folks have underlying sensory issues that affect how they respond to sensations of touch and movement.  Read more

(2016) Five Sensory Tune-Ups

Published in ADDitude: Strategies and Support for ADHD & LD, Winter 2016.

Put sensory problems to rest with these quick “tuneups” that can help kids with ADHD and SPD regroup after becoming overloaded.

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(2016) New ‘Must-Read’ Books for Adults about Their Special Needs, by Nancy Schatz Alton

Published September 30, on www.ParentMap.com.

Kranowitz gives readers a new term to love: extrasensory grace, which “arrives when individuals with SPD learn to love their quirky selves and discover what they are meant to do and do well.”Read more

(2016) “The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up,” reviewed by Lorna d’Entremont

Published October 6, on Sentio Life Solutions, Special Needs Book Review

Are YOU the parents of a teen with sensory processing disorder, SPD? Are you constantly asking yourself, worrying and wondering if your child as he approaches adulthood will struggle with his sensory issues forever? What could you, his parents, do to help him develop well enough to function smoothly in daily life as an adult? The team at Special Needs Book Review highly recommends The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up.

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(2011) Resources for Early Childhood Motor Development, by Lorna d’Entremont

Published February 10, on Sentio Life Solutions /Special Needs Book Review.

During one of my  Coffee Klatch tweetchats, I featured Joye Newman and Carol Kranowitz, authors of Growing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow. Did you know that early childhood motor development is the foundation for a child’s physical, emotional, and academic success? Early childhood motor development refers to a child’s ability to move and control his body. During the tweetchat, we discussed how even skipping, rolling, balancing and jumping can make a world of difference for our children.
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