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#1 of 4 Old 02-22-2009, 05:04 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i really need to get a better grasp on what's going on with my DS. i'm plan on going to the library tomorrow and check out as much as i can find. could you please recommend anything and everything you found helpful when dealing with those issues? thank you.
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For sensory issues, a great one is The Out of Sync Child. by Carol Stock Kranowitz and any others by her in that series.

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For sensory issues, I like Sensational Kids by Lucy ****** better than the Out of Sync Child. (The Out of Sync Child is good, but it focuses more on kids who are sensory avoidant, and it doesn't have as much practical management ideas.)

Spirited Kids:
Kids, Parents & Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
(She also has a book on Spirited Kids, but this one is more recent and better, IMO.)

For more serious issues I like: The Challenging Child by Stanley Greenspan.

Playful Parenting isn't specific to your issues, but it is a good book that all parents should have in their repertoire.

Sorry, no help on food in tolerances.

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thank you ladies. that's a big help. i really appreciate it.
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