Sensory processing disorder

Books for adults

Books about Sensory Processing 

Living Sensationally

Understanding Your Senses

Author: Winnie Dunn. Paperback and Hard cover, 213 pages, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.

A book about the different ways of reacting to sensory stimili and the ways this is influencing our daily life. 

Everybody reacts different to sensory stimuli. By being mindful of this reactions it is possible to provide yourself with the just right stimuli. The book is full of ways to recognize your own reactions and those of others together with advice how to coop with them.
It helps to understand your own behaviour and to make the right choices about what toe wear, how to furnish your house, your relations and which kind of work will suit you.

It helps to understand kids and grown-ups with sensory processing disorder. It also provides a lot of  backgrond information for therapists using the  Sensory Profile.
The Out-of-Sync-Child grows up

Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years

Author: Carol Kranowitz. Paperback, May 2016.

A follow-up to the bestseller The Out-of-Sync Child. It  presents information and advice for tweens, teens, and young adults living with Sensory Processing Disorder, and their parents.
Uptight & Off Center

How Sensory Processing Disorder throw Adults off Balance & How create Stabilty 

Author: Sharon Heller. Paperback, 242 pages. October 2013.

A book about adults suffering Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Some people strongly under- or over -react to sensation to where it guides behavior and interfere with normal functionering and they are unable to easily alert to and focus on a task or wind-down. As sensory issues are exaggerated by stress Sharon Heller explains clearly in which way SPD distorts thinking and its effect on functioning. SPD creates emotional and mental turmoill that causes, contributes to or mimics the psychopathology that people with SPD commenly report suffering. If you  experience anxiety, depression, OCD or even depersonalization you may have sensory processing disorder (SPD).

"Uptight & Off Center" will help you discover the symptoms, causes and many treatments for SPD. There is a ton of information in the book to help every nervous system. The ways of intervention are holistic with no side-effects. The problem may be to find out what's working for you. In that case an occupational therapist specialized in SPD can be helpfull.

Special recommended for adults with and therapists and other professionals working with adults suffering of sensory processing disorder(SPD) and psychopathology. 

Too Loud Too Bright Too Fast Too Tight

What to Do If You Are Sensory Defensive in an Overstimulating World

Author: Sharon Heller.  Paperback. 384 pages, December 2003.

A very comprehensive and practical book on sensory processing disorder in adults. Especially people who are highly sensitive will experience a lot of recognition when reading this book. Subjects of the book are how to recognize problems and the best way to deal with them. Full of practical information that you can apply instantly.

Recommended for adults who are highly sensitive or have sensory processing disorder. The book contains valuable information for therapists as well.

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