Interview Craig Lewis, Certified Peer Specialist, Author of Better Days, Mental Health Recovery Workbook

Posted in Educational, Interviews, Mental Health by - May 19, 2016

If you have a loved one with mental illness and don’t know how to help this person in their journey to mental health recovery, check out Better Days, A Mental Health Recovery Workbook by Craig Lewis, Certified Peer Specialist. Mr. Lewis’ Twitter profile says, “Author, Consultant, Speaker, Survivor, Recovery Warrior”.

Mr. Lewis’ book, Better Days, A Mental Health Recovery Workbook can be used by an individual doing each page alone in their recovery from mental health struggles and /or addictions. It can also be used with a therapist or other health care specialist, and can also be used in peer group settings or support …

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New Frontiers in Sensory Integration by Stephanie Mines Ph.D.

New Frontiers in Sensory Integration by Stephanie Mines Ph.D.

Stephanie Mines, Ph.D. has written five books and numerous articles on the treatment of trauma, including post-combat shock and domestic violence in the military environment. This post introduces you to her fourth book published in May 2014 titled New Frontiers in Sensory Integration: Limbic Stimulation, Authentic Relationship and a Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Design.

Dr. Stephanie Mines is a psychologist whose book, New Frontiers in Sensory Integration, is for educational professionals, parents, healthcare providers and a general readership about how sensory integration difficulties, including autism, interfere with learning.

Readers find practical, hands-on applications that teachers, teachers’ aides, parents, caregivers, therapists and family members can use to help young people with …

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Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities by Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities by Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

This post introduces our readers to Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities by Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L and illustrated by Carly Jo Hougen. Yoga has been around for thousands of years but lately the benefits of yoga for all ages and for folks regardless of their abilities or disabilities has been talked about more than ever! Yoga in schools is definitely a growing trend. One of our granddaughter has yoga as one of her courses in high school!

If you or your children have not had the opportunity to have yoga classes, this is a great resource book to get you started. Occupational therapist Britt …

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The Special Needs School Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, SPD, ADHD, LD, & More! by Cara Koscinski

The Special Needs School Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, SPD, ADHD, LD, & More! by Cara Koscinski

Are you raising, teaching, or working with a child/children with special needs? This post introduces you to a wonderful book written by an OT mom with two boys with special needs. The Special Needs School Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More! by Cara Koscinski MOT OTR/L is packed with accommodations and treatment ideas for all things school-related.

At the end of this book review you will find information about the other books by Cara Koscinski and links where to buy them. Some we have already reviewed and we have an awesome interview with Ms. Koscinski. 

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Interview Dr. Stephanie Mines, Psychologist and Author of They Were Families: How War Comes Home

Today’s interview is with Dr. Stephanie Mines, the author of  five books! The two we have reviewed are They Were Families: How War Comes Home and New Frontiers in Sensory Integration: Limbic Stimulation, Authentic Relationship and a Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Design. Dr. Mines, a psychologist, understands shock from every conceivable perspective. She has investigated it as a survivor, a professional, a healthcare provider, and as a trainer of staffs of institutions and agencies. 

Why did the team at Special Needs Book Review feel Dr. Mines book is apropos?

With conflicts raging in many corners of our world, the Canadian government has welcomed thousands of immigrants from …

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Interview Emma Dalmayne Author of It’s an Autism Thing – I’ll Help You Understand It

Emma Dalmayne’s book, It’s an Autism Thing – I’ll Help You Understand It, was published in January of 2016. Emma, only diagnosed with autism in adulthood, shares her personal experience and gives valuable advice for others whose lives are intertwined with autism. Emma’s book is a valuable teaching and learning resource giving insights into some of the potential trials and challenges of daily life for an autistic person.

In Emma’s guest post introducing her book, she explained  that the reason she wrote It’s an Autism Thing – I’ll Help You Understand It was because she hoped if more parents are able …

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