Recommended Reading

Books for Parents and Caretakers

Love, Jean: Inspiration for Families Living with Dysfunction of Sensory Integration 
A, Jean Ayres, Zoe Mailloux

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

SenseAbilities – Understanding Sensory Integration
Maryann Colby Trott, Marci K. Laurel, and Susan L. Windeck

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

Sensory Integration and the Child: 25th Anniversary Edition
A. Jean Ayres

Sensory Integration: Answers for Parents
Gina Geppert Coleman, Zoe Mailloux and Susanne Smith Roley

Sensational Kids: Hope and help for children with Sensory Processing Disorder
Lucy Jane Miller and Doris Fuller

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

Art of Roughhousing – Good Old Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It
Lawrence Cohen, PhD, and Anthony DeBenedet, MD

Raising a Sensory Smart Child
Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L and Nancy Peske

 

Resources for Professionals

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

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.

 

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

 

Apps for the iPad

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

Moose’s Loose Tooth
Jacqueline Clarke

When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry
Molly Bang

Personal Space Camp
Molly Bang

Stuck
Oliver Jeffers

The Way I Feel
Janan Cain

When My Worries Get Too Big
Karl Dunn Buron

Fill A Bucket – A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children
Carol McCloud and Katherine Marin, M.A.

My Mouth is a Volcano!
Julia Cook

Tuesday
David Wiesner

Beautiful Oops!
Barney Saltzberg

Tacky the Penguin
Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger

Calm-Down Time
Elizabeth Verdick

Angry Octopus
Lori Lite

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain
JoAnn Deak, PhD

Thanks for the Feedback, I Think
Julia Cook

I Just Want to Do It My Way!
Julia Cook