Nationally recognized experts Tara Delaney, OTR/L and Mary Hamrick, CCC-SLP designed this workbook to help professionals use the sensory system to teach complex social skills and build self-awareness in children with autism, sensory processing disorders and learning disabilities.
This new framework for developing a dynamic social skills program using the sensory system is a way to explore why kids react that way they do socially. With this framework in mind, professionals can build on children's self-awareness and social acumen.
- Sensory-based activities for teaching social skills
-Visualization strategies to prepare for social interactions
-Step-by-step program for groups or therapy sessions
-Activities to address both non-cognitive and cognitive aptitude of being social
-Downloadable worksheets and activities
-Can be used by teachers, professionals and parents
-Bonus - includes 15 lessons that easily fit within a school calendar
Tara Delaney, MS, OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist who has worked with children for more than 20 years. Tara regularly conducts seminars nationally and internationally on sensory integration, child development, Autism and behavioral issues. Tara is the author of the best-selling The Sensory Processing Answer Book and 101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's and Sensory Processing Disorders .
Mary C. Hamrick, MA, CCC-SLP, is a nationally recognized speaker in the area of Speech and Language Development and Disorders, Specific Learning Disabilities, and Social Intelligence specifically how sensory processing impacts social development.
139 pages. 2015
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