Recommended websites with general information and activities
Sensory Processing Resources
www.sensoryresources.com – General information on sensory processing
http://spdfoundation.net – Sensory resource for research, education, and advocacy
www.zonesofregulation.com – The Zones is a systematic, cognitive behavior approach used to teach self-regulation by categorizing all the different ways we feel and states of alertness we experience into four concrete zones. The Zones curriculum provides strategies to teach students to become more aware of, and independent in controlling their emotions and impulses, managing their sensory needs, and improving their ability to problem solve conflicts
www.sensorysmarts.com – Information on sensory processing disorders, sensory diet activities, and practical solutions for sensory challenges at home and school
Fine & Visual Motor Resources
www.eyecanlearn.com – Fun eye exercises to promote visual processing skills
www.krazydad.com – Free printable puzzles, such as mazes, Sudoku, crosswords, logic games
www.therapyfunzone.net – Activities (crafts, games, printables) organized by skill
www.allkidsnetwork.com – Printable crafts, coloring pages, worksheets, and much more. Filter by season, holiday, activity, or skill
http://www.dltk-kids.com/ – Create chore or reward charts, printable crafts, coloring pages, and activities
www.do2learn.com – Thousands of free resources for individuals with special needs
www.funandfunction.com – A selection of therapy products, games, and educational toys
www.therapyshoppe.com – Innovative sensory products, educational toys, occupational therapy tools, autism or special needs toys for learning, play, self-regulation, sensory integration, handwriting, motor skills development, fidgeting, and much more…
Materials & Resources
www.therapystreetforkids.com – Great Occupational Therapy home program website. Full of activities for multiple skill areas
www.ot-mom-learning-activities.com – Activities and information on all skill areas
www.otplan.com – Select the skills you want to target and the materials you have. It provides you with activities. A great website for busy professionals!
www.jillkuzma.wordpress.com – Excellent resources, handouts, and visuals for emotional regulation and social skills
Holiday Social Story – Customizable social story to help prepare for holiday events/gatherings.
The Incredible 5-point scale by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis
The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
Raising a Sensory Smart Child by Lindsey Biel
Sensational Kids by Lucy Jane Miller
Building Bridges through Sensory Integration by Ellen Yack, B.SC., Paula Aquilla B.SC., OT, and Shirley Sutton B.SC., OT
Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD
Smart but Scattered Teens by Richard Guare, PhD, Peg Dawson, EdD, and Colin Guare