Sensory processing 

Books for teachers and other professionals working at schools


Books about Sensory Processing 



Building Sensory Friendly Classrooms

To support children with challenging behaviors


Rebecca Moyes. Paperback, p. 102, Sensory World, 2010.

A book about how to adress to challlenging behaviors based on sensory processing disorders at schools. Rebecca Moyes helps walk any regular-education or special -education teacher through the process of setting up a sensory-friendly classroom in this easy-to-use-book. She shows us how to integrate data-driven strategies in designing a classroom that both minimizes stress and improves student productivity.

Special recommemded for all school teachers. Very useful as well for all educators working with children with special needs, mental handicap or a developmental delay.  It provides also useful information for parents and therapist. 


Understanding Your child's Sensory Signals

Angie Voss, OTR/L. Paperback, p. 120, understandingSPD.com, 2011.

In this book Angie Voss describes 105 activities and behaviors as sensory signals such as bangs toys, does not sit still, leans on everything and 102 others. In this briefly worded and neatly arranged handbook you find for each sensory signal one page. On this page you find: the sensory signal, the sensory category, the sensory explanation, possible questions and ideas to help. This book is very handy for finding a solution for a problem behavior. It provides less background information and it can be seen as complementary to 'Your Essential Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder'.

This book is recommended for parents, teachers, therapists and other professionals.



Sensory Integration

A Guide for Preschool Teachers


Christy Isbell and Rebecca Isbell. Paperback,
p. 144, Gryphon House World, 2007.


A very practical book for preschool teacher about sensory integration and sensory processing disorder. Defining sensory avoiders, seekers and under-responders. Designing the environment to support the sensory development of all children. Helping preschoolers with sensory processing problems and practical solutions to meet the need of individual children during daily routines. Making low-cost items to give children opportunities to get the sensory input they need. 

This clear written book is essential for all preschool teachers. Very useful as well for all educators working with children with special needs, mental handicap or a developmental delay.  It provides also useful information for parents and therapist.




Answer to Questions 

Teachers Ask 

about Sensory Integration


Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents.


Jane Koomar, Carol Stock Kranowitz, Stacey Szklut and others. Soft cover A4, p. 63, Sensory Resources, 2004.


An assembling of extensive and easy-to-use set of checklists and other tools that are invaluable to every teacher and parent who has children with sensory procesAsing challenges. As a teacher, you surely notice the out-of-sync behavior of certain children. This book is a help to become more skillful in reaching and teaching this challening students. Next to the forms and checklists you will find plenty of tips for helping these children. A very practical book. With the forms and chechklists you can start at once.

Very suitablefor teachers and other school profesionals.



Behavior Solutions 

for 

Inclusive classroom


Beth Aune, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro. Paperback, p.151, Future Horizons, 2010.

See a behavior and look it up. Why won't he stay in his seat? Why does she flap het hands? and what should I do? As inclusive becomes the norm in general ewducation, teacher are faced with behaviors they heve never seeb before. This book illuminates possible causesof those mystrious behaviors, and even more importantly, proviede solutions. Teacher can quickly look up anin-the-momeny solution and learn what the  child may be communicating, and why.

 set of checklists and other tools that are invaluable to every teacher and parent who has children with sensory procesAsing challenges. As a teacher, you surely notice the out-of-sync behavior of certain children. This book is a help to become more skillful in reaching and teaching this challening students. Next to the forms and checklists you will find plenty of tips for helping these children. A very practical book. With the forms and chechklists you can start at once.

This book is very suitable for every inclusive classroom teacher.




No More Meltdowns


Positive strategies for managing and preventing out-of-control behavior. 


Jed Baker.  Paperback, p. 150s, Future Horizons, 2008.

This book gives us the tools to deal with and prevent out-of-control behavior at home and at school. When children children's problem behavior persists despite rulesa nd consequence, it often means that they do not have the skills to cope with challenging situations. We either must change those situations or teach better coping skills. Drawing on techniques from years of applied research on motivating children and managing behavior, this book provide the tools to help us. The book promots to give first an good prevention plan a chance before trying out medication.

Very suitable for teachers, parents and other professionals dealing with children with out-of-control behavior. 


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