Summit 2019

SESSION 3: Carol Kranowitz | When a Bright Child Has Sensory-Related Challenges

Talk Description, Speaker Bio, and Resources

Carol, author of the renowned Out-of-Sync-Child, dives into Sensory Processing Disorder to help 2e parents understand exactly what is going on inside the body of their out of sync child. She explains the interconnectedness of sensory challenges with twice exceptionality, and offers pearls of wisdom across the board, including:

  • Subtypes of SPD and if and how they show up in your child
  • What each subtype needs in terms of sensory input or avoidance
  • A wealth of strategies to help kids regulate and find their calm
  • Answers for overwhelmed parents who are tired of worrying when the next “episode” will happen

Carol KranowitzDuring 25 years as a preschool teacher, Carol Stock Kranowitz introduced Sensory Processing Disorder to parents and educators around the world through her groundbreaking book, The Out-of-Sync Child. This first book in the “Sync” series has been translated into many languages, has sold one million copies, and is regularly among the top ten in booklists about children with disabilities. Her most recent book is, The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up.Carol speaks nationally and internationally, explaining SPD’s effect on children’s learning and behavior and how families, teachers, therapists, and other professionals can help at home, at school, and out in the world. A graduate of Barnard College, Carol earned her master’s in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, plays the cello, and dotes on five grandchildren.

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