The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs

The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs

Practical Strategies for Motor Skills, Sensory Integration, Toilet Training, and More

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Expanding upon the award winning first edition, this essential guide for parents of children with autism and other special needs covers sensory processing, toileting, feeding, and much more. It provides clear explanations of common behaviors and offers simple exercises to support development at home.

With the help of this handy guide, you can bring tried and tested occupational therapy activities into your home and encourage your child to succeed with everyday tasks while having fun in the process.

This expanded edition of the award-winning book includes new advice on toilet training, coping with changes in routine, repetitive behaviors, self-regulation and much more. The simple explanations and easy exercises will soon make daily activities enjoyable and productive.

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Koscinski presents readers with a complete guide to the employment of occupational therapy activities to aid in addressing difficulties exhibited by children with autism and other special needs. The author covers general occupational therapy, core muscles and reflexes, feeding and oral-motor function, handwriting and the upper extremity of the arm, the human sensory system, and a variety of other related subjects over the course of the book. The author is a practicing pediatric therapist and consultant based in South Carolina. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
Edition: Expanded edition
ISBN: 9781785927058
Branch Call Number: 615.8515 KOSCI
Characteristics: 189 pages ; 22 cm
Notes: Revision of: Pocket occupational therapist for families of children with special needs. 2013


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