Sensory Parenting for Sensory Children (Paperback)

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When your child dysregulates, half the battle is managing your own response. In the moment, you're at the mercy of many competing feelings: embarrassment, fear, panic, exhaustion. Being able to recognise your own triggers and behaviours in order to stay calm and provide the best support to your child, is not a skill that comes easily.
Helping parents and carers to reflect on themselves, think about how they manage sensory meltdowns and give them some simple ideas on how to manage their own emotions in order to help their child, this is a short and simple guide for those that parent or care for a child with sensory needs, or a sensory processing disorder (SPD). Drawing on Porges' polyvagal theory, and using easy-to-follow animal analogies, this will empower parents to build empathy for their child, and themselves.

About the Author

Tanya van Dalen is a highly specialised Occupational Therapist with over 25 years' experience. She is also the parent of a child with sensory needs.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781839972546
ISBN-10: 1839972548
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: March 21st, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English