Additional OT Links and Resources
SPD Foundation (Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation) at http://www.spdfoundation.net
The SPD Foundation is the world leader in research, education, and awareness for Sensory Processing Disorder, a neurological condition that challenges the lives of more than 4 million Americans. This website provides up-to-date information on SPD, professional resources, and information for families.
Zones of Regulation at http://www.zonesofregulation.com
Leah Kuypers, MA, OTR/L created The Zones of Regulation®, a concept designed to teach self-regulation, and is author of the book and app by the same name (2011, Social Thinking Publishing; 2013, Selosoft, Inc).
All the Possibilities website – http://allthepossibilitiesinc.com. Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L, author of Drive through Menus for embedded stress reduction and movement for attention; Drive Thru Coloring Books; and Yoga poses.
The ALERT Program for Self-Regulation of Arousal – https://www.alertprogram.com/index.php
The book, How Does Your Engine Run?® A Leader's Guide to the Alert Program® for Self-Regulation (Williams & Shellenberger, 1996), describes an innovative program that supports children, teachers, parents, and therapists to choose appropriate strategies to change or maintain states of alertness.
OT-Innovations.com - Tina Champagne, OTD, OTR/L's website focusing on practice resources related to person-centered for psychosocial practice. See the Clinical Practice link for information on cognition, sensory modulation, and psychosocial interventions. http://www.ot-innovations.com
Sensory Street at http://www.sensorystreet.com/home_page.php See the free downloadables page for free handouts, e-books, screening tools, etc.