In this charming, colorful, and easy-to-read book, children will learn about the senses and SPD through their new grown-up friends’ examples, as well as the importance of celebrating what makes them unique.
Thanks to their older, trustworthy sensory guides, children will be reminded that having SPD doesn’t make them less - it makes them wonderful!
This easy to read and beautifully illustrated picture book gives teachers, parents and students a better understanding of all seven senses, how they are each affected at school and what kinds of accommodations are necessary to help children with SPD become learning sensations!
About an exuberant little boy who had difficulty paying attention in class and doing his school work until he is given the tools to accommodate his sensory needs.
Written from Arnie's point of view, the book uses simple language to describe some of the sensory tools and strategies he uses at school and home to help him achieve a more optimal level of alertness and performance.
This book can help children with SPD learn how to explain their disorder to others; help peers understand what children with SPD go through; and also help therapists, teachers and/or counselors learn how to talk about it.
Helping others learn about children with special needs brings understanding to them and help to make them seem less... different.
Do you know a child who hates the feel of certain items of clothing?
This is a child's perspective on a largely unrecognized condition called tactile defensiveness, a physical condition that causes hypersensitivity to certain touch sensations.
SPD Books for Older Kids
If you have kids in elementary school and older, you may want to consider the following books on Sensory Processing Disorder that can help children have a deeper understand of their sensory challenges and how to address them.
This delightfully illustrated chapter book geared for 8-to-12 year olds, tells the charming tale of five family members and their naughty dog (each with a different sensory processing challenge), and how they get in sync after a tough day.