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Understanding sensory dysfunction learning, development and sensory dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities and bipolar disorder

Emmons, Polly Godwin, 1960- ;Anderson, Liz McKendry, 1961-

London : Jessica Kingsley 2005

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  • Title:
    Understanding sensory dysfunction learning, development and sensory dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities and bipolar disorder
  • Author/Creator: Emmons, Polly Godwin, 1960-
  • Anderson, Liz McKendry, 1961-
  • Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley
  • Creation Date: 2005
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (177 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.
  • Subjects: Learning disabled children -- Education; Minimal brain dysfunction in children -- Diagnosis; Minimal brain dysfunction in children -- Treatment
  • Description: This book is comprehensive resource for addressing sensory dysfunction in children, using practical strategies to help them reach their full potential at home, school and in the community. Focusing on early intervention, it provides integration activities, assessment and curricular modifications, treatment options and equipment and resources.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.
  • Contents: Cover; Understanding Sensory Dysfunction:Learning, Development and Sensory Dysfunctionin Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, LearningDisabilities and Bipolar Disorder; Contents; Introduction; What we would like the reader to take away from this book; The ultimate goal; 1.What is Sensory Integration?; A brief history of sensory integration; Sensory processing; The sensory systems; The developmental timeline; Social and emotional development and sensory integration; Development as viewed through a sensory lens; 2.What is Sensory Dysfunction?; Signs and symptoms; Dysfunction in the sensory systems
    Logan's daySensory dysfunction through the developmental stages; The functional areas as viewed through a sensory lens; Assessment and evaluation; Programs and services; 3.Concomitant Diagnoses; What is an autism spectrum disorder?; What are learning disabilities?; What is ADHD?; What is bipolar disorder?; To medicate or not to medicate...this is the question; 4.Sensory Dysfunction at School; Everyone has a job to do; What special education is, and is not; The "players" on a child's team; Analyzing possible sensory dysfunction and offering solutions; The teacher as detective
    Home/school partnershipsAdapting to the child; 5.At Home and at School: Looking at Strategies ; Management techniques; Considering and modifying the environment; Self-care strategies; 6.More About Asperger's Syndrome; Diagnosing Asperger's from the DSM-IV: Selecting from the menu; Social and communication deficits: Pragmatics made easy; Colin's day; 7.Ellie and Dylan:Ten Years Later; Introduction; Ellie's story (part one); Ellie's story (part two); Dylan's story (part one); Dylan's story (part two; In Conclusion; APPENDIX 1: SENSORY INTEGRATION ACTIVITIES; APPENDIX 2: TREATMENT OPTIONS
    APPENDIX 3: RESOURCESINDEX
    Cover; Understanding Sensory Dysfunction: Learning, Development and Sensory Dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Bipolar Disorder; Contents; Introduction; 1. What is Sensory Integration?; 2. What is Sensory Dysfunction?; 3. Concomitant Diagnoses; 4. Sensory Dysfunction at School; 5. At Home and at School: Looking at Strategies; 6. More About Asperger's Syndrome; 7. Ellie and Dylan: Ten Years Later; In Conclusion; APPENDIX 1: SENSORY INTEGRATION ACTIVITIES; APPENDIX 2: TREATMENT OPTIONS; APPENDIX 3: RESOURCES; INDEX.
  • OCLC Number: 476047258
    64560144
    58605152
  • Identifier: ISBN1-280-34956-5;ISBN9786610349562;ISBN1-84642-150-0