Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice

Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice

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Renowned scholars and practitioners in this field explore the theory, assessment, intervention, and research related to sensory integrative dysfunction. "Compared to other SI books, this is the most thorough description I have read. I highly recommend this book as a complete guide to Sensory Integration theory, assessment, and treatment to those clinicians currently involved in SI, or those who are just beginning to explore this very exciting aspect of occupational therapy." -- Beverly Franchuk, Volume 70, Number 1, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, February 2003

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Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 180.34 x 256.54 x 33.02mm | 1,111.3g
  • F.A. Davis Company
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • illustrations, glossary
  • 0803605455
  • 9780803605459
  • 75,224

Table of contents

Sensory integration - A. Jean Ayre's theory revisited; structure and function of the sensory systems; disorders of praxis; sensory modulation; visual-spatial abilities;central auditory processing disorders; assessing sensory integrative dysfunction; interpreting test scores and observations - a case example; the process of planning and implementing intervention; play theory and sensory integration; orchestrating intervention - the art; creating direct intervention from theory; using sensory integration theory in schools- sensory integration and consultation; alternative and complementary programs for intervention; integrating sensory integration with other approaches to intervention; advances in sensory integration research; sensory integration and occupation. Appendices: Use of clinical reasoning in occupational therapy; the STEP-SI model of treatment of sensory modulation dysfunction; sensory integration and praxis tests.

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