Sensory Processing Challenges Effective Clinical Work with Kids Teens

Sensory Processing Challenges  Effective Clinical Work with Kids   Teens Author Lindsey Biel
ISBN-10 9780393709087
Year 2014-02-03
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Equipping clinicians with “sensory smarts” to treat their child clients. Many children and teens suffer from sensory challenges, meaning that they have unusual reactions to certain sensory experiences that most of us find commonplace. These challenges can range from moderate to severe—from an aversion to bright lights or the feel of anything remotely abrasive, to stopping short in panic every time a loud noise or siren is heard, or having an oral tactile sensitivity that prevents normal feeling in the mouth and hinders feeding. Accompanying these sensory issues—the full-blown version of which is called “sensory processing disorder” (SPD)—can be a range of behavioral problems like OCD and anxiety, and more severely, Asperger’s and autism. This book equips clinicians with all the information they need to know to accurately identify sensory sensitivities in their child clients: how to pay attention to sensory issues and recognize when a client is struggling; how these issues factor into the behavioral problems at hand; and how best to partner with the right professionals to help kids at home and in school.

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

Raising a Sensory Smart Child Author Lindsey Biel
ISBN-10 1101429364
Year 2009-08-25
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The most comprehensive guide to sensory processing challenges Loved and celebrated by parents, teachers, therapists, doctors and others, the new edition of Raising a Sensory Smart Child is a must-have volume for anyone who cares about a child with sensory issues. For children with sensory difficulties-those who struggle to process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights-this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory processing disorder, also known as sensory integration dysfunction, affects affects all kinds of children-from those with developmental delays, attention problems, or autism spectrum disorders, to those without any other issues. Coauthored by a pediatric occupational therapist and a parent of a child with sensory issues, this updated and expanded edition of Raising a Sensory Smart Child is comprehensive and more helpful than ever. Learn: *How the senses actually work and integrate with each other *How and where to get the very best professional help *"Sensory diet" activities that meet your child's needs--including new tips and ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families *Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to picky eating to family gatherings *Using "sensory smarts" to help children with developmental delays, learning, and attention problems *The special challenges of helping children with autism and sensory issues * Ways to advocate for your child at school and make schools "sensory smart" *How to empower your child and teen in the world *Complementary therapies, resources, and helpful web sites ***WINNER of the NAPPA GOLD AWARD and iPARENTING MEDIA AWARD*** From the Trade Paperback edition.

55 Creative Approaches for Challenging Resistant Children Adolescents

55 Creative Approaches for Challenging   Resistant Children   Adolescents Author Susan P. Epstein, LCSW
ISBN-10 9781937661274
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 149
Language en
Publisher PESI Publishing & Media
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NEW Techniques, Activities and Worksheets For Challenging Children & Adolescents Children’s behavior expert Susan Epstein has created even more effective techniques, activities & worksheets for challenging children & adolescents, providing a creative combination of psychotherapy and coaching techniques to assist in engagement and retention of even the most difficult clients. Susan’s signature style of creative and fun approaches cover Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders and other body, mind and emotional challenges. Something for all ages. Filled with step-by-step assessment tools and reproducible worksheets. New ideas to help self-regulation, bonding and connectingMindfulness for treating & raising successful, responsible children and adolescentsInterventions to focus ADHD & the difficult to engageTreatment plans for therapy sessions and home Reviews: “Susan’s tips are gold; using them will make your life and your child’s life so much easier.” -- Rory F. Stern, PsyD, founder of Help Your ADHD Child “Susan does it again, this time with her 55 Techniques for Challenging & Resistant Children/ Adolescents. All approaches are clear, simple, and easy to implement across various settings and needs. As a Certified School Counselor and Behavior Interventionist, disruptive behaviors are a daily challenge in school. This will be shared and recommended to educators, parents, and other professionals as the go to book.” -- Dawn Dockery-Cerven, MS.Ed “This book is an essential tool for therapists who want to engage children and teens in therapy by meeting them "where they are" and by speaking their language. I especially like Susan's common sense, compassionate messages to parents in the beginning sections of the book.” -- Diane Phimister, LMFT

Iris Grace

Iris Grace Author Arabella Carter-Johnson
ISBN-10 9783732533411
Year 2016-09-09
Pages 400
Language de
Publisher BASTEI LÜBBE
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Wenn Iris malt, verliert sie sich ganz in den Farben und Formen. Doch bevor sie zu einem Wunderkind wurde, war sie vor allem ein Kind, das ein Wunder brauchte. Denn Iris Grace hat Autismus. In den ersten Lebensjahren war sie unerreichbar, lebte in ihrer eigenen Welt, die Familie verzweifelte. Dann entdeckte ihre Mutter, wie fasziniert Iris mit Pinsel und Farbe umging. Und schließlich war es die kleine Katze Thula, die die Verbindung zwischen Iris und der Außenwelt herstellte. Eine zauberhafte, wahre Geschichte.

Die Schlaf Revolution

Die Schlaf Revolution Author Arianna Huffington
ISBN-10 9783864704079
Year 2016-10-18
Pages 464
Language de
Publisher Plassen Verlag
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Unsere Gesellschaft hat ein Problem mit dem Thema Schlaf. Viel Schlaf wird assoziiert mit Faulheit. Wenig Schlaf gilt als Zeichen für Leistungsfähigkeit. Permanenter Schlafmangel ist eine Epidemie unserer Gesellschaft. Die Folgen für unsere Gesundheit, unsere Leistungsfähigkeit, unsere Beziehungen und unser Lebensglück sind dramatisch. Arianna Huffington sagt: »Wir brauchen eine Schlaf-Revolution!« Gestützt auf neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse erklärt sie: »Wir müssen unser Schlafverhalten grundsätzlich überdenken, um unser Leben wieder in den Griff zu bekommen.« Wie beeinflusst moderne Technik unseren Schlaf? Welche Rolle spielen Medikamente? Diesen und vielen weiteren Fragen geht die Bestsellerautorin kompetent und sachkundig nach. Das Ergebnis wird unser Schlafverhalten revolutionieren.

Der Tag an dem ich aufh rte Beeil Dich zu sagen

Der Tag  an dem ich aufh  rte     Beeil Dich    zu sagen Author Rachel Macy Stafford
ISBN-10 9783843711142
Year 2015-05-08
Pages 304
Language de
Publisher Ullstein eBooks
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»Dafür haben wir jetzt keine Zeit«, war lange der Satz, den die Töchter von Rachel Macy Stafford am häufigsten von ihrer Mutter hörten. Die junge Frau verlor sich geradezu in ihrem hektischen Alltag, während sie versuchte, allen Ansprüchen gerecht zu werden. Bis es schließlich nicht mehr weiterging.Nicht für sie, nicht für ihren Partner und vor allem nicht für ihre Kinder. Rachel Macy Stafford zog daraufhin die Reißleine und beschloss, ihr Leben zu ändern. Sie entwickelte ein Programm für mehr Achtsamkeit und Gelassenheit und lernte so auch selbst, endlich wieder bewusst Zeit mit ihrer Familie zu verbringen.

Child Psychotherapy

Child Psychotherapy Author Robbie Adler-Tapia, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826106742
Year 2012-06-22
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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All too often children are diagnosed and medicated without the consideration that their symptoms may actually be a healthy response to stressful life events. This integrative guide for mental health practitioners who work with children underscores the importance of considering the etiology of a child's symptoms within a developmental framework before making a diagnosis. Providing advanced training and skills for working with children, the book guides the therapist, step-by-step, through assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment with a focus on the tenets of child development and a consideration of the impact of distressing life events. The book first addresses child development and the evolution of child psychotherapy from the perspectives of numerous disciplines, including recent findings in neurodevelopmental trauma and neurobiology. It discusses assessment measures, the impact of divorce and the forensic/legal environment on clinical practice, recommendations for HIPAA compliance, evidence-based best practices for treating children, and the requirements for an integrated treatment approach. Woven throughout are indications for case conceptualization including consideration of a child's complete environment. Key Features: Provides an integrative approach to child psychotherapy from the perspective of healthy development Offers an alternative to the medical model Discusses key theories of child development and psychotherapy Integrates a multimodal approach that considers a child's daily environment Includes a template for organizing and implementing a successful practice Features an instructorís manual and course syllabus

In den Augen der anderen

In den Augen der anderen Author Jodi Picoult
ISBN-10 9783838710280
Year 2011-08-19
Pages 690
Language de
Publisher BASTEI LÜBBE
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Jacob hasst die Farbe Orange. Und er hasst es, wenn sein gewohnter Tagesablauf gestört wird. Routinen sind für ihn lebenswichtig, denn er leidet unter dem Asperger-Syndrom. Doch dann wird seine Erzieherin erschlagen, und Jacob wird des Mordes verdächtigt. Die von seiner Mutter Emma mühsam erkämpfte 'Normalität' bricht zusammen. Alle Beweise sprechen gegen Jacob. Doch Emma nimmt den Kampf auf. Denn es geht darum, ihren Sohn vor dem Gefängnis zu bewahren - und um die Rechte von Menschen, die anders sind.

Supergute Tage oder Die sonderbare Welt des Christopher Boone

Supergute Tage oder Die sonderbare Welt des Christopher Boone Author Mark Haddon
ISBN-10 9783641063566
Year 2011-04-15
Pages 288
Language de
Publisher Karl Blessing Verlag
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Christopher Boone ist fünfzehn Jahre, drei Monate und zwei Tage alt. Er kennt alle Länder und deren Hauptstädte sowie sämtliche Primzahlen bis 7507. Er liebt die Farbe Rot, hasst hingegen Gelb und Braun. Unordnung, Überraschungen und fremde Menschen versetzen ihn in Panik, denn Christopher leidet an einer leichten Form von Autismus. Als aber der Pudel in Nachbars Garten mit einer Mistgabel umgebracht wird, beginnt Christopher, aus seiner fest gefügten, kleinen Welt auszubrechen: Mutig stellt er den schändlichen Verbrecher und erfährt außerdem, was es heißt, in der Welt der Erwachsenen zu leben ...

Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents Author Jane Case-Smith
ISBN-10 9780323290999
Year 2014-10-27
Pages 904
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Focusing on children from infancy to adolescence, Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 7th Edition provides comprehensive, full-color coverage of pediatric conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Its emphasis on evidence-based practice includes updated references, research notes, and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. And coverage of new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends, with additional case studies, keeps you in step with the latest advances in pediatric OT practice. Written by educators Jane Case-Smith and Jane Clifford O’Brien, this text is the Number One book in pediatric OT! Case studies help you apply concepts to actual situations you may encounter in practice. Research Notes boxes and evidence-based summary tables help you interpret evidence and strengthen your clinical decision-making skills. Learning resources on Evolve include video clips, review activities, and additional case studies. Learning objectives indicate what you will be learning in each chapter and serve as checkpoints in studying for examinations. A glossary makes it easy to look up key terms. NEW video clips and case studies on the Evolve website demonstrate important concepts and rehabilitation techniques. NEW Autism Spectrum Disorder chapter contains important information for OTs not addressed in other texts. NEW Neuromotor: Cerebral Palsy chapter addresses the most prevalent cause of motor dysfunction in children. NEW Adolescent Development chapter helps you manage the special needs of teenagers and young adults. NEW contemporary design includes full-color photos and illustrations. UPDATED content and references ensure you have access to the comprehensive, research-based information that will guide you in making optimal decisions in practice.