A Guide for Preschool Teachers by: Christy & Rebecca Isbell
Have you ever asked yourself, "Why can't he sit still?" or "Why does she ALWAYS cover her ears when we play music in the class?"
These are just 2 of the many issues this book covers. Sensory Integration helps you identify students who have a sensory processing disorder(SPD) or sensory processing difficulties. It provides useful suggestions and solutions to support the sensory needs of students in your Pre-k classroom.
There are 3 types of Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) a Preschooler can have:
- He/She may be a SENSORY AVOIDER
- He/She may be a SENSORY SEEKER
- He/She may be a SENSORY UNDER-RESPONDER
The sensory seeker is always looking for more and craves excessive stimulation from one or more of the sensory systems. They never seem to be satisfied with the amount of stimulation they recieve (Miller & Fuller, 2006).
THE 5 MAIN SENSORY SYSTEMS: