Shockingly, 1 in every 20 children experiences symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder (Source: SPD Foundation), affecting their ability to fully participate in everyday life. When sensory processing is impaired, lights can be too bright,sounds too loud, and clothes can actually be painful on the skin. It can be practically impossible for children to tolerate their day, let alone learn in a classroom. In this book, endorsed by best-selling special needs author Carol Kranowitz, neuropsychologist Dr. Roya Ostovar helps parents to help their children. She provides clear explanations, up-to-date research, step-by-step strategies, and case examples that bring her proven methods to life.
About the Author:
Roya Ostovar, Ph.D., is a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Ostovar is also the director of the Center for Neurodevelopmental Services at McLean Hospital, one of the nation's best hospitals for mental health care and research. She has served as a consultant to many schools and programs on developing effective programs for students with special needs. Ostovar also contributed to the book Helping Your Troubled Teen (978-1592332625), published in 2007 by Fair Winds Press.