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Information for Parents & Caretakers

Love, Jean: Inspiration for Families Living with Dysfunction of Sensory Integration

A, Jean Ayres, Zoe Mailloux

Sensory Defensiveness in children aged 2-12: An intervention guide for parents and other caretakers

Patricia Wilbarger

Sensational Kids: Hope and help for children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Lucy Jane Miller and Doris Fuller

Making Sense of Sensory Integration (CD and Booklet)

Conversation with Jane Koomar, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Stacey Szklut, MS ,OTR/L, moderated by Sharon Cermak, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L and Nancy Peske

Sensory Integration and the Child: 25th Anniversary Edition

A. Jean Ayres

Art of Roughhousing – Good Old Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It

Lawrence Cohen, PhD, and Anthony DeBenedet, MD

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder

Carol Stock Kranowitz

The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, Revised Edition: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder

Carol Stock Kranowitz

Sensory Integration: Answers for Parents

Gina Geppert Coleman, Zoe Mailloux and Susanne Smith Roley

SenseAbilities – Understanding Sensory Integration

Maryann Colby Trott, Marci K. Laurel, and Susan L. Windeck

Resources for Professionals

Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration

Carol Stock Kranowitzand Stacey Szklut

Tool chest for Teachers, Parents, and Students: A Handbook to Facilitate Self-Regulation

Diana A. Henry

Sensory Integration Treatment Equipment Manual

Marsha Raredon, OTR/L; Mandy Hurwitz, OTR/L; Jane Koomar, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; and Andrew Dwyer
Available through The Spiral Foundation.

Answers To Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration

Carol Stock Kranowitz

How Does Your Engine Run? A Leader’s Guide to the Alert Program® for Self-Regulation

Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger
Alert Program by Therapy Works, Inc.

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Sheila Frick, Ron Frick; Patricia Oetter, and Eileen Richter

Books for Children

Arnie and his School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions that Build Success

Jennifer Veenendall

The Goodenoughs Get in Sync: 5 Family Members overcome their Sensory Issues

Carol Stock Kranowitz

I’m Not Weird, I Have SPD

Chynna Laird

Meghan’s World: The Story of One Girl’s Triumph over Sensory Processing Disorder

Diane M. Renna

Sensitive Sam: Sam’s Sensory Adventure Has a Happy Ending!

Marla Rott-Fisch

Squirmy Wormy: How I Learned to Help Myself

Lynda Farrington Wilson

Moose’s Loose Tooth

Jacqueline Clarke


Oliver Jeffers

The Way I Feel

Janan Cain

Fill A Bucket – A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children

Carol McCloud and Katherine Marin, M.A.


David Wiesner

Tacky the Penguin

Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger

Angry Octopus

Lori Lite

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

JoAnn Deak, PhD

Ovis Has Trouble with School Paperback

Kelly Beins

This is Gabriel Making Sense of School – 2nd Edition: A Book about Sensory Processing Disorder

Hartley Steiner

Why Does Izzy Cover her Ears? Dealing with Sensory Overload

Jennifer Veenendall

What To Do When You Worry Too Much – A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety

Dawn Huebner, MD

What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck – A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD

Dawn Huebner, MD

I Will Never Ever Not Eat a Tomato

Lauren Child

I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No! (How About Maybe?)

Julia Cook

When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry

Molly Bang

Personal Space Camp

Molly Bang

When My Worries Get Too Big

Karl Dunn Buron

My Mouth is a Volcano!

Julia Cook

Beautiful Oops!

Barney Saltzberg

Calm-Down Time

Elizabeth Verdick

Thanks for the Feedback, I Think

Julia Cook

I Just Want to Do It My Way!

Julia Cook

Edible Colors

Jennifer Vogel Bass