The Pocket Occupational Therapist for Families of Children With Special Needs
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|Number of Pages||:||144 Pages|
Most importantly, it provides an informative and comprehensive understanding of the ways we can further understand and help children with a variety of special needs by paying attention to the impact of underdeveloped sensory systems and how to help them further develop. This pocket reference is an excellent resource to have in your toolkit if you have a child with special needs. In order to advocate for your child through a maze of services, recommendations and new lifestyle demands, it is essential to have the right information. What a great idea! -- Ida Zelaya, President of Sensory Street, Inc. Play Therapy . -- SNIP (Special Information Press) Ms Koscinski's gem of a book with 144 pages is brimming with answers to questions we all wish to ask paediatric occupational therapists. The knowledge contained in this book is empowering and will help guide parents to quality services based on their chi
Professionals who want to learn more about the principles and practicalities of occupational therapy will also find it useful.. This will be an illuminating and essential guide for parents and carers of children with physical and developmental disabilities or parents of children in rehabilitation from illness or injury. If you are unsure about what occupational therapy (OT) is and how it can help your child, this accessible overview is for you. Answering all of the common questions about the issues an occupational therapist might address with a child with special needs, including core muscle strength, feeding, fine motor skills, sensory sensitivities, transitions and life-skills, this book also offers simple activities to practice at home that are inexpensive, fun and, most-importantly, OT-approved
"This book has excellent definitions of what OT is and also what we" according to Jenna. Being a pediatric occupational therapy assistant I needed a resource that was helpful for identifying all the "Occupational Therapy" needs for children. This book has excellent definitions of what OT is and also what we can do to help your children. This book gave me great ideas for what to do with the kids I was treating, but It was also a good resource to tell parents to get to understand better what their child needs and why OT can help them.. Excellent resource I really needed help/ideas for my three year old having behaviors and this book was it. This easy to read, well-written resource guide is loaded with tips and suggestions any parent can utilize who either knows or suspects their child may have special needs. Also I've recommended it to other parents of typical kids because the book offers pointers/ exercises parents can use if they want their child to achieve a desired goal ie: trying new foods if you have a picky eater. A must-read for any parent!. User-friendly and practical - Start Here! Pediatric OT service is demystified in this easy-to-read guide. Essential for everyone helping children with special needs especially parents and special education teachers. Clear explanations, tips and easy-to-do practical activities make this a well balanced resource. A great book promoting all that OT can do. While there are some specifics to the US context, much of the information is universally applicable. Well done, Cara!
Cara is also a homeschooling mother to two children with autism spectrum and sensory processing disorders and she lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She owns Route2Greatness, a company that provides in-home services and consultations to school districts. . Her company also creates, produces, and distributes CDs for children with auditory