Note: Most books are available from various online retailers. For the convenience of our parents, some books are available for purchase at ITS.  Please feel free to ask!

General Resource Books

Sensory integration and the child, 25th anniversary edition: Understanding hidden sensory challenges by A. Jean Ayres (2005)

Sensational kids: Hope and help for children with sensory processing disorder by Lucy Jane Miller & Doris A. Fuller (2007)

The out of sync child: Recognizing and coping with sensory processing disorder, Revised edition by Carol Stock Kranowitz (2006)

Living sensationally: Understanding your senses by Winnie Dunn (2009)

Love, Jean: Inspiration for families living with dysfunction of sensory integration by A. Jean Ayres, Phillip Erwin, & Zoe Mailloux (2004)

Sensory integration: Answers for Parents by Gina Geppert Coleman, Zoe Mailloux, & Susanne Smith Roley (2004)

Sensory integration: Answers for Teachers by Gina Geppert Coleman, Zoe Mailloux, & Susanne Smith Roley (2006)

Sensory integration: Answers for mealtime success by Stephanie Bodison, Vivian Hsu, Christine Hurtubise, & Joan Surfus (2010)

Sensory integration: Answers About Autism by Susanne Smith Roley, Zoe Mailloux, & Gina Geppert Coleman (2011)

The hidden senses: Your balance sense by Jane A. Koomar, Barbara Friedman, & Elizabeth Woolf (illustrator) (1998)

The hidden senses: Your muscle sense by Jane A. Koomar, Barbara Friedman, & Elizabeth Woolf (illustrator) (1998)

Answers to questions teachers ask about sensory integration: Forms, checklists, and practical tools for teachers and parents by Jane A. Koomar, Carol Kranowitz, Stacey Szklut, Lynn Balzer-Martin, Elizabeth Haber, & Deanna Iris Sava (2001)

The way I see it: A personal look at autism and Asperger’s by Temple Grandin

Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin

Emergence: Labeled autistic by Temple Grandin

Unwritten rules of social relationships: Decoding social mysteries through the unique perspectives of autism by Temple Grandin & Sean Barron

Quirky kids: Understanding and helping your child who doesn’t fit in—when to worry and when not to worry by Perri Klass & Eileen Costello (2004)

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: What to do if you are sensory sensitive in an overstimulating world by Sharon Heller (2002)

Asperger syndrome and sensory issues: Practical solutions for making sense of the world by Brenda Smith Myles (2000)

Not just spirited: A mom’s sensational journey with sensory processing disorder (SPD) by Chynna T.Laird (2010)

Resource Workbooks for Pre-teens and Teenagers

The sensory team handbook, 2nd edition by Nancy Mucklow (2009)

My sensory book: Working together to explore sensory issues and the big feelings they can cause: A workbook for parents, professionals, and children by Lauren Kerstein (2008)

Developing talents: Careers for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism by Temple Grandin & Kate Duffy

Activity Books

Take 5!: Staying alert at home and school by Mary Sue Williams & Sherry Shellenberger (2001)

The out of sync child has fun: Actvities for kids with sensory processing disorder, Revised edition by Carol Stock Kranowitz (2006)

101 games and activities for children with autism, Aspergers and sensory processing disorders by Tara Delaney (2009)

Tools for parents: A handbook to bring sensory integration into the home by Diana Henry & Tammy Wheeler (2001)

Starting sensory integration therapy: Fun activities that won’t destroy your home or classroom! by Bonne Arnwine (2006)

Children’s Books

This is Gabriel making sense of school: A story about sensory processing disorder by Hartley Steiner (2010)

Ellie Bean, the drama queen!:How Ellie learned to keep calm and not overreact by Jennie Harding & David Padgett (illustrator) (2011)

Picky, picky Pete: A boy and his sensory challenges by Michele Griffin (2010)

Squirmy wormy: How I learned to help myself by Lynda Farrington Wilson (2009)

Why does Izzy cover her ears? Dealing with sensory overload by Jennifer Veenendall (2009)

Arnie and his school tools: Simple sensory solutions that build success by Jennifer Veenendall (2008)

I like birthdays . . . it’s the parties I’m not sure about by Laurie Renke (2005)

Sensitive Sam: A sensitive story with a happy ending for parents and kids! by Marla Roth-Fische (2009)

My brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, & Shane W. Evans (illustrator) (2010)

All about my brother: An eight-year-old sister’s introduction to her brother who has autism by Sarah Peralta (2002)

Meghan’s World: The story of one girl’s triumph over sensory processing disorder by Diane M. Renna & Regina Stark (illustrator) (2007)

The goodenoughs get in sync by Carol Stock Kranowitz & T.J. Wylie (illustrator) (2004)

Special people, special ways by Arlene Maguire & Sheila Bailey (illustrator) (2000)

Since we’re friends: An autism picture book by Celeste Shally & David Harrington (illustrator) (2007)