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The Sensory Child Gets Organized

The Sensory Child Gets Organized

Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids

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Silver Winner, National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)—Parenting Resources

Gold Honoree, Mom’s Choice Awards—Parenting–Special and Exceptional Needs

Every year, tens of thousands of young children are diagnosed with disorders that make it difficult for them to absorb the external world. Parents of sensory kids—like those with sensory processing disorder, anxiety disorder, AD/HD, autism, bipolar disorder, and OCD—often feel frustrated and overwhelmed, creating stress in everyday life for the whole family. Now, with The Sensory Child Gets Organized, there’s help and hope.

As a professional organizer and parent of a sensory child, Carolyn Dalgliesh knows firsthand the struggles parents face in trying to bring out the best in their rigid, anxious, or distracted children. She provides simple, effective solutions that help these kids thrive at home and in their day-to-day activities, and in this book you’ll learn how to:

-Understand what makes your sensory child tick
-Create harmonious spaces through sensory organizing
-Use structure and routines to connect with your child
-Prepare your child for social and school experiences
-Make travel a successful and fun-filled journey

With The Sensory Child Gets Organized, parents get an easy-to-follow road map to success that makes life easier—and more fun—for your entire family.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 272 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451664287 | 
  • September 2013
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Carolyn Dalgliesh talks about the Sensory Child Gets Organized

Carolyn Dalgliesh shares a new way for overwhelmed parents to use organization, structure, and visual aids to support challenging sensory behaviors for rigid, anxious, or distracted kids.

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The Sensory Child Gets Organized Chapter 1 How Sensory Organizing Worked for Me
Sensory Kids Need Special Solutions

Imagine your mornings at home with your child running more peacefully. You knock on the door, ask him to get dressed, and head down to the kitchen. He selects a shirt from one bin, jeans from another, and has time to run downstairs and enjoy a quick breakfast. When it’s time to head out the door, he grabs his backpack (packed the night before) from his backpack hook, grabs his shoes that are... see more



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