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Top book & app recommendations to support sensory processing

June 29, 2022 / All Events

Our bibic Therapist’s have put together a few book suggestions to support your child or young adult with sensory processing, take a look below…

Books

Sensory seeking sloth

The Sensory Sloth book series is a book series for all ages and offers comprehensive approaches for children presented in a fun way.

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The Out-Of-Sync Child, Third Edition: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Differences

This book that explains Sensory Processing Difference (SPD)

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The Out-Of-Sync Child Grows Up

This book picks up where The Out-of-Sync Child left off, offering practical advice on living with SPD, covering everyday challenges as well as the social and emotional issues that many young people with SPD face.

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Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System

Many people take it for granted, but one of the most important skills we have is being able to understand signals from our body. How you know if you’re hungry, thirsty, tired, etc. are key abilities to live a healthy life.

These are also skills that those with autism tend to lack. Kelly Mahler’s newest book gives professionals and parents a new way to consider teaching these talents to individuals with ASD. She describes the clear link between interoception and many important skills such as self-awareness, self-regulation, problem solving, intuition, and many more.

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Sensory Circuits: A Sensory Motor Skills Programme for Children

This book is a great one for teachers, aimed at schools and helping in the classroom!

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Apps

Magic Fluids

Magic Fluids is a relaxing, colourful drawing app that will help you calm down and relieve stress, or be creative and make aesthetic digital art. It is the best time waster!

Sensory Plazma

Plazma is a simple calming and relaxation app for people of all ages. It is visually calming and suitable for a range of abilities. Tap buttons to change effects. Tap and drag the screen to change the bubbles. Plazma has no adverts, no settings screen and no in-app purchases.

Sensory Electra

Electra is a simple stimulating app for people with specific support needs.

It responds to taps, presses & up to 3 finger touch.

Sensory Electra is a simple stimulating app for people with special/complex needs of ALL ages. It is visually stimulating and suitable for a range of abilities.

Sensory Treat

Sensory Treat was designed by parents of children with Sensory Processing Disorder and in conjunction with professional advice from over 60 occupational therapists around the world, including Dr. Winnie Dunn, OTR, FAOTA.


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