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A great resource for therapists, educators and parents who support children with sensory processing difficulties. It provides a step-by-step process that shows you exactly how to create a sensory diet based on the whole child and specific environments. It also turns sensory diets into a lifestyle of sensory success using meaningful and motivating sensory activities and tactics.
Author: Colleen Beck, OTR/L. Available in both Digital e- book and soft cover print versions.
Drawing on years of experience in education and pediatric occupational and physical therapy as well as the experience of a parent of a child with Sensory Processing Disorder, this resource seeks to:
- Explain sensory processing
- Share sensory play ideas to teach kids about how their sensory systems work
- Provide easy-to-read sensory resources
- Spread the word about sensory preferences
- Highlight the importance of multi-sensory play for participation and engagement
- Help others connect with kids through the power of the sensory systems
Written by a team of 10 pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of experience in the field, The Scissor Skills Book is the ultimate resource for tips, strategies, suggestions, and information to support scissor use by kids.
(A Functional Skills for Kids resource)
The Handwriting Book is the ultimate resource for tips, strategies, suggestions, and information to support handwriting development in kids. Coauthored by the Functional Skills for Kids team of occupational and physical therapists.
The Hand Strengthening Handbook (48page PDF format e-book) is a collection of more than 100 fun and playful hand strengthening ideas, including:
-Information about why hand strength is important
-A basic description of how the hand muscles work
-A description about what it looks like when kids have weak hand muscles
-Weight Bearing; Pushing, Pulling & Lifting Activities
-Squeezing, Squishing & Pinching Activities
-Activities for building hand strength through everyday play
The Core Strengthening Handbook is the ultimate resource for fun and creative core strengthening activities for kids! Inside this 40 page downloadable PDF e book, you’ll find tons of awesome exercises, games, and activities designed to give kids the strong core foundation they need to succeed! [A resource created by the OT/PT team behind The Inspired Treehouse.]
The Infant & Toddler Handbook is your go-to resource about preschool, toddler, and baby development! This 30-page downloadable ebook is packed with reader-friendly information about the developmental motor milestones you can expect in kids ages 0 through 5. [A resource created by the OT/PT team behind The Inspired Treehouse.]