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Special Topics - Senses and Sensory Awareness


DIR/Floortime The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental & Learning Disorders [2016]

Explains the DIR/Floortime Model for engaging the attention of children with autism and other disorders.

The out-of-sync child Out-of-Sync-Child Inc. [2016]

A website from the author of the book about sensory processing disorder. It includes articles of interest to both parents and therapists from Carol Kranowitz and other experts in the area.

Sensitive : the untold story -- Los Angeles, Ca: The GlobalTouch Group 2015. 1 online movie

This documentary explores the issue of the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) and features Dr Elaine Aron, a scientist and author of the book of the same name. It also includes new research that shows how the region of the brain that deals with empathy and sensory information is different in people who score highly on the sensitivity scale. It features 7-time Grammy winner singer, songwriter, activist Alanis Morissette. The movie is available to view online for a fee. The Library has a copy for loan on DVD.

Sensorium Theatre -- Perth: Performing Lines WA [2016]

Sensorium Theatre create immersive, multi-sensory performances for children with special needs. They are available for tour and residency in schools.

Sensory Connections -- Shenton Park: Sensory Connections [2016]

Provides links to information and resources relating to childhood development, early intervention, speech and language and sensory processing.

Sensory integration dysfuction Wikipedia Foundation [2016]

Wikipedia article describing the meaning of sensory integration and sensory integration disorders, hyposensitivity and hypersensitivity, and the relationship to other neurological conditions. Many useful links are provided to articles and websites of relevance.

SPD Australia SPD Australia [2016]

Provides information on senses, sensory integration and sensory processing disorders (SPD).

Teaching children with sensory impairments : strategies for mainstream teachers Trinity University [2016]

Privdes teachers and parents with strategies on providing an inclusive environment for students with sensory impairments in our educational systems. Information is divided into two sections covering vision impairment and hearing impairment.