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.”
Published in November 2020 – January 2021 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
A little boy with an expressive language delay connects to his grown-ups through music and numbers.
A chapter in Autism-in-Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-10 Pandemic (Future Horizons).
Being cooped up to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is especially challenging for children with autism and their grown-ups. Five “In-Sync” activities may help families learn how to incorporate sensory-motor experiences into their endless indoor days.
Among the 34 authors are Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, Joye Newman, Carol Gray, Jed Baker, Cara Koscinski, Paula Aquilla, Nancy Kashman, Janet Mora, and Roya Ostovar.
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Published in August-October 2020 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
When your child’s behavior mystifies you, put on your imaginary sensory spectacles and ask yourself three questions: What sensations does the child avoid? What sensations does the child constantly seek? What sensations calm the child?
Published August 5 at PsychologyToday.com
Seven suggestions to help your kids become more responsible and considerate — without nagging or shouting.
Published in May-July 2020 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
A cozy “getaway” place may be exactly what a child needs to calm down and get some necessary time alone before re-entering the group.
Published May 18 in The Washington Post, on/line.
Children love building and snuggling into forts, and experts say that kids need private get-aways more than ever.
Published April 23 at PsychologyToday.com
Sending picture postcards helps children feel connected when we are all cooped up and coping with COVID-19.
Published in February – April 2020 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest
Because of having autism, Jake Cassell (2001 – 2019) was a sensational inventor, fixer, artist and musician.
- 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
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