The Sensory Connection: An OT and SLP Team Approach
Drawing on their extensive experience in developing and implementing effective treatment programs in homes, schools, and clinics, Nancy Kashman (OT) ... Show synopsis Drawing on their extensive experience in developing and implementing effective treatment programs in homes, schools, and clinics, Nancy Kashman (OT) and Janet Mora (SLP) provide practical advice and workable strategies to help children and adults with sensory and communication disorders. Combining aspects of occupational and speech-language therapies, Nancy and Janet demonstrate how an integrated team approach increases therapeutic effectiveness while maximizing the benefits of treatment resources. This revised edition offers even more techniques that can enhance a person's ability to attend, function, and learn. Detailed, illustrated appendices show and explain creative activities and include sample handouts. Supported by numerous references and case studies, the authors tackle topics such as: Understanding Sensory Integration and CommunicationSensory Processing Difficulties Sensory-Based Behaviors A Therapeutic Approach to Intervention The Benefits of Teaming Assessment of Communication Skills and Sensory Motor SkillsAssessment of the EnvironmentEnvironmental Strategies and SupportsTreatment Strategies for Children Strategies for the Adult & Older Child Transitions & Informational Tools Oral & Feeding Interventions Developing Communication SkillsUsing VideosAnd more!