Introduction. 1. Sensory Processing. 2. Asperger Syndrome and Associated Sensory Characteristics. 3. Assessing Sensory Processing Issues. 4. Interventions for Sensory Issues. 5. Christopher's Story: A Sensory Processing Case Study. References. Glossary. Resources.
Brenda Smith Myles, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Kansas who writes and speaks internationally on Asperger Syndrome.
Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues is of great value not only to
special education teachers but every teacher. In addition,
pediatricians and family physicians will gain insight into the
issues faced by patients, their families and teachers. -- Paul A.
Bryne, M.D., clinical professor of pediatrics, Medical College of
The "Sensory Gang" helps the reader to easily track the different components of sensory input and gain valuable insights on matching an appropriate intervention to the specific sensory issue. As one who has personal experience with some of these sensory issues and who also works with people having these problems, I highly recommend this text to anyone interested in learning more about understanding and helping people with Asperger Syndrome. -- Stephen M. Shore, MA, doctoral student in special education with a concentration in autism at Boston University