Introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder:
Understanding & Recognizing SPD
in Adopted Children
Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
“An Introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder”, presented by nationally recognized author and educator Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A., provides a comprehensive introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) including it’s causes, types, and associated problems in addition to comparing SPD with ADHD. Most importantly, the course discusses the implications of SPD for adoptive families and what to do if you suspect your child may have SPD. “An Introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder” is a recorded webinar of approximately 74 minutes in length. There is a charge for this webinar, and you must register to to access this material.
1) Watch the Recorded Webinar
Introduction to SPD w/ Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
Click on the link below to watch the recorded webinar, “An Introduction to SPD” presented by Carol Kranowtiz. The webinar is approximately 74 minutes in length. You may stop the webinar and restart at any point, and may watch the webinar as many time as you wish. Note that you will need speakers or headphones on your computer in order to listen to the audio.
Watch the Recorded Webinar “Introduction to SPD”
2) Additional Reference Material
Books Referenced by Carol Kranowitz
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder, Revised Edition by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, Revised Edition: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces: At the Doctor's Office, on Car, Train, and Plane Trips, Home Sick in Bed . . . by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
The Goodenoughs Get in Sync: A Story for Kids about the Tough Day When Filibuster Grabbed Darwin's Rabbit's Foot and the Whole Family Ended Up in the Doghouse--An ... Introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder by Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR & Doris A. Fuller
Sensory Integration and the Child: 25th Anniversary Edition by A. Jean Ayres, Ph.D., OTR
Note: Additional adoption related books can be found on our Adoption Books Page
Links Referenced by Carol Kranowitz
The Out-Of-Sync Child
Carol Stock Kranowitz’s web site. Go to this web site to learn more about her books and speaking engagements.
The SPD Network
Possibly the most comprehensive web resource to learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder. Includes a nationwide directory for those who are searching for professionals to assist them with Sensory Processing Disorder.
Developmental Delay Resources
Contains useful links to sensory processing related web sites and articles.
Resources for raising children with sensory motor, developmental, and social-emotional challenges. Includes listings of workshops and books.
S.I. Focus Magazine
Quarterly magazine dedicated to improving sensory integration. Carol Stock Kranowitz is the Editor-in-Chief.
Note: Additional adoption related links can be found on our Adoption Links Page