Entries by Jill Perry

The Sensory Team Handbook

Title:  The Sensory Team Handbook: A hands-on tool to help young people make sense of their senses and take charge of their sensory processing Author:  Nancy Mucklow Age:  pre-teens and teens Description:  An instructional resource book for pre-teens and teens with sensory processing disorder Goals/Concepts: Explains the brain-body connection Teaches about the 7 senses including […]

Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears?

Title: Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? Dealing with Sensory Overload Author: Jennifer Veenendall Age: early elementary Description: A young girl enters first grade only to discover the sensory demands of the classroom lead her to cry, hide, lash out at others, and become socially alienated. Understanding adults in her life help Izzy manage the […]

Social Skills Success

How do you measure success of a social skills program for children? Are there specific evaluation tools to use? Do you collect and analyze data during the final group sessions? Do parents and teachers complete yet another questionnaire or survey? Success can be found in the functional outcomes of the group… When a parent reports […]