Pathways to Play!
Combining Sensory Integration and Integrated Play Groups
This book presents a series of ready-to-go, theme-based activities to address children's sensory issues. With fun and motivating titles such as Flying Trapeze!, Let's Go Fishing! and Dinosaur Island, the 40 carefully designed activities make it easy for professionals and parents alike to provide structured peer play activities with a sensory-motor foundation. Pathways to Play! has the potential to enhance the development and lifelong happiness of children with sensory-integration challenges. Foreword by Lorna Jean King, OTR/L, FAOTA.
MEET THE AUTHORS
, MS, OTR/L, holds a B.S. in occupational therapy from San Jose State University and a master's degree in health education from San Francisco State University. She has worked as a therapist in a variety of roles with an emphasis on sensory integration. Glenda is co-founder of Developmental Pathways for Kids, a private practice in Redwood City, California, where she specializes in sensory integration treatment and Integrated Play Groups for children with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, behavioral dysfunction, and other self-regulation problems. She presents to teachers, parents, and therapists nationwide. Additionally, Glenda serves on the Commission on Disabilities for San Mateo County, and has co-written a FEMA grant to develop a comprehensive disabilities training program for firefighters and paramedics.
, MS, PT, has been an active pediatric physical therapist since 1985, most recently as co-founder of Developmental Pathways for Kids, a pediatric therapy group in Redwood City, California. She received her master's degree in physical therapy from the University of Southern California, and for more than 16 years she has provided evaluation and treatment for infants and children with mild to severe developmental delays. In addition to direct patient services, Rebecca has served as a coordinator of a multidisciplinary pediatric team at a major hospital and provided consultative service to schools. She has also presented workshops for professionals throughout the United States.