(2022) Review of “The Out-of-Sync Child,” 3rd ed., at Epidemic Answers

Patricia S. Lemer, M.Ed., LPC, says, “Carol has updated her guidebook to help a new generation of caregivers and educators discover and understand what could be a missing piece of their children’s complicated puzzle…. Even if you already have [an earlier version], you need this one, too.”  Click to read the review  (on the website of Epidemic Answers at www.epidemicanswers.org).

(2022) Review of the new 3rd edition of “The Out-of-Sync Child”

Lelanie Brewer, of Sensory Integration Education, says, “Overall, it is great to see this old favourite book updated with new terminology and I cannot recommend it enough to anyone who has an involvement with an individual with Sensory Processing differences.”  Read her review of the 3rd edition of The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Differences.

(2022) Luke’s Family Shares A SECRET: Problem-Solving with Lucy Jane Miller’s Method

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May-July issue of Autism Digest (formerly Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest).

Luke wanted to join his classmates’ overnight camping trip but knew the sensory overload would be too challenging.  Using the problem-solving method called A SECRET, he and his OT, parents and teacher made modifications that let Luke attend and enjoy the outing.  Learn how you can make small changes that make a big difference in a child’s daily life.

(2022) Jeffrey: From Worrisome Childhood to Wonderful Adulthood

February-April issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.

Jeffrey has mild autism.  Read about some of the highs and lows in his life, from baby days through toddler years, elementary school and high school days, and now his college experience.

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(2021) Spencer Figures It Out

November 2021-January 2022 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.

Spencer overcomes boyhood Lyme disease and sensory processing challenges, becoming a healthy, energetic young man, eager to use his skills as an embedded hardware engineer.

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(2021) Positive Speaking

August-October issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.   The school bus is coming, your child can’t find her homework, you get angry, and the day begins on a negative note.  Use positive speaking to turn this scene into a rewarding learning experience.

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(2021) A fun way to get kids moving!

Lindsey Biel, OTR/L, says, “These mini-moves provide sensory, perceptual, and motor ‘snacks’ that feed kids day after day in a fun and easy way!”

(2021) “A Year of Mini-Moves” makes life easier (and more fun)!

Kelly Beins, BHSc, OTR/L, says, “What a great way to help people translate ideas into real life! Screen-free so kids can connect with their bodies, and the format makes it simple and practical for parents or therapists to implement! It’s easily adaptable too, which I appreciate as a therapist AND a parent. This is sure to be a go-to resource for many!”

(2021) Sensory Quinks for Summertime

May-July issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.  Looking for some activities to get the kids movin’ and groovin’ this summer?  For fun in the sun in ’21, here are five “Quinks.”

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(2021) Guiding Grandma to “Get It” about SPD

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.”

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