The Sensory-Sensitive Child

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Karen A. Smith PhD, Karen R. Gouze PhD
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In a book likely to transform how parents manage many of their child's daily struggles, Drs. Smith and Gouze explain the central and frequently unrecognized role that sensory processing problems play in a child's emotional and behavioral difficulties. Practicing child psychologists, and themselves parents of children with sensory integration problems, their message is innovative, practical, and, above all, full of hope. A child with sensory processing problems overreacts or underreacts to sensory experiences most of us take in stride. A busy classroom, new clothes, food smells, sports activities, even hugs can send such a child spinning out of control. The result can be heartbreaking: battles over dressing, bathing, schoolwork, social functions, holidays, and countless other events. In addition, the authors say, many childhood psychiatric disorders may have an unidentified sensory component. Readers Will Learn:The latest scientific knowledge about sensory integration How to recognize sensory processing problems in children and evaluate the options for treatment How to prevent conflicts by viewing the child's world through a "sensory lens" Strategies for handling sensory integration challenges at home, at school, and in twenty-first century kid cultureThe result: a happier childhood, a more harmonious family, and a more cooperative classroom. This thoroughly researched, useful, and compassionate guide will help families start on a new path of empowerment and success.

Limit extracurricular activities and provide plenty of downtime at home where your sensitive child feels safe and can unwind. The child psychologists, now 20 years into their careers working as clinicians and professors of psychology at Northwestern (Gouze) and the University of Georgia (Smith), teamed up to write "The Sensory-Sensitive Child: Practical Solutions for Out-of-Bounds Behavior" . Both strongly believe that a significant number of children are in trouble because they are not diagnosed with that missing ... Sensory processing problems are usually identified in children.

Give them the option of two or three different outfits and let them pick out their own socks and underwear each day. Symptoms and solutions for a sensory sensitive child. Sensory Challenges.