Lindsey Biel, OTR/L, co-author of Raising a Sensory Smart Child, and author of Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens
This book is crammed with sensory tools kids can use to feel and function better anywhere, anytime. It helps children recognize what they are feeling - whether they are low arousal and sluggish, overaroused and emotional, or just too hyper - and empowers them with strategies they can use to feel 'just right'.
Beverly H. Moskowitz, DOT OTR/L, CEO at Real OT Solutions, Inc.
Something for everyone! Great graphics for kids. Illustrated charts for teachers. Helpful hints for parents. Innovative resources for therapists. Truly an awesome compilation of strategies students can use anytime anywhere. No assembly required!
Leslie Burby, Author, Advocate, Former Special Educator, Editor-in-Chief of Autism Parenting Magazine
The Kid's Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control is crucial in helping children pinpoint how they feel so they can implement which methods work best for them to maximize their learning potential and provide everyday comfort.
Marie Sherwood Bell, MS, OTR/L, Owner, Novo Advocacy and Consulting LLC
A sensational resource for kids, caregivers, teachers, and practitioners! The kid-friendly text empowers the readers to take ownership of their own physical and mental feelings, which is essential for successful therapeutic outcomes. The ingenious toolbox provides a menu of sensory strategies to ensure a "just right" feeling necessary for healthy and happy living.
In Our Hands blog
This book provides practitioners with a wide and varied menu of imaginative and accessible techniques for helping individual children and young people manage their feelings and behaviour. The emphasis is on physical expression and management, enabling pupils to be in or regain control and focus. The exercises are progressive and a programme can be tailor made to suit the child's needs, ability and different contexts. It would be useful for practitioners, primary and secondary supporting disruptive and anxious children within the school and classroom environment.