Starting Sensory Integration Therapy offers 100+ activities and games for children with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPDs).
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Starting Sensory Therapy: Fun Activities for the Home and Classroom!
by Bonnie Arnwine
Parent of a son with SPD, author Bonnie Arnwine chose activities that require minimal time, money, and clean-up. Most “ingredients” are already on hand: empty yogurt cups, string, soap, Kool-aid, flour, paper plates, etc.
If the kids tire of an activity, an “Extend It!” section shows how to use the same ingredients in new and different ways.
Kids have fun while activities exercise the seven sensory “muscles”: the visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, oral, vestibular, and proprioceptive senses. Activities can be enjoyed with others, so children also benefit from interacting socially with their peers, parents, and teachers.
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For more sensory diet ideas:
The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, Revised Edition: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (The Out-of-Sync Child Series)Everyday Games for Sensory Processing Disorder: 100 Playful Activities to Empower Children with Sensory DifferencesThe Sensory Processing Diet: One Mom’s Path of Creating Brain, Body and Nutritional Health for Children with SPDHands-on Activities for Children with Autism & Sensory Disorders
About the Author
Bonnie Arnwine is the mother of an exceptional child, and sensory integration has been an integral part of her son’s successful transition from special education to full inclusion in regular classes.
Formerly a preschool teacher, she is now Director of Childrens’ Ministries for Fair Oaks Church of Concord, CA. She earned her Bachelors degree in English from the University of California at Davis and has undertaken graduate work in education. She currently lives in Bencia, California with her husband, son, and daughter.