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The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just released preliminary results documenting the effectiveness of the STAR treatment model for children with SPD. Significant improvement were reported in adaptive behavior and emotional functioning after intensive, short-term occupational therapy.
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation’s Dr. Lucy Jane Miller responds to a new follow-up groundbreaking study from UC San Francisco showing that children affected with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory areas different than those in autism.
In a groundbreaking new study from UC San Francisco, researchers have found that children affected with SPD have quantifiable differences in brain structure, for the first time showing a biological basis for the disease that sets it apart from other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Study Finds Sensory Integration Therapy Benefits Children with Autism
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Second Edition
Author: Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
Sensational Kids, Second Edition
Author: Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR/L
Sensory Integration and the Child, 25th Anniversary Edition
Author: A. Jean Ayres, Ph.D.
Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens
Author: Lindsey Biel
Smart but Scattered
Author: Peg Dawson, EdD, and Richard Guare, PhD
The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child
Author: Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D.
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
Author: Dr. Ross W. Greene PhD
Executive Functions: What They Are, How They Work, and Why They Evolved
Author: Russell A. Barkley