SenseAble Travel: Travel Tips for Families Living With Sensory Processing Disorder (Paperback)

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A beautiful day at the beach, busy crowds at a funfair, jet lag, queues at immigration are all typical experiences on a trip. What do you do when your child has sensory processing difficulties and they can't stand the feeling of sand, the noise of water or the crowds? What do you do when they become anxious having people standing close to them in a line, they run off unexpectedly or they don't sleep well at home let alone in a strange hotel? This book is packed with practical, do-able travel tips for families who have a child with sensory processing disorder, autism, developmental delay or challenging behaviours. These are tips that will help if you are traveling to your dream destination, traveling for medical purposes, going for a road trip for the weekend, going to the beach for a day trip or even just visiting relatives for the holiday season. Tips for handling crowds, airport security, hotel minibars, theme parks, camping, minimizing escapism while traveling and more CONTENTS: Introduction - Why Travel?Chapter 1: Tips on how to Prepare for a TripChapter 2: What should I Pack?Chapter 3: How can I Help Prepare my Child for the Trip?Chapter 4: Child Safety TipsChapter 5: My Child has Unexpected TantrumsChapter 6: What if Security Staff or Police Become Involved?Chapter 7: Preparing for Air Travel - The AirportChapter 8: Preparing for the FlightChapter 9: Preparing for International TravelChapter 10: How can I Juggle Everything?Chapter 11: Tips for Jet LagChapter 12: Do I Need to Immunise my Child Before I go?Chapter 13: General Safety Considerations for International TravelChapter 14: Tips for Car TravelChapter 15: Preparing for Going on a BoatChapter 16: What can I do if my Plans Fall Apart?Chapter 17: What can I do if People React to my Child?Chapter 18: How can I Create a Story Book for my Child?Chapter 19: How can I Prepare my Child for a Challenging Sensory Experience?Chapter 20: How can I Support my Child's Sensory System During a Challenging Sensory Experience?Chapter 21: How can I Help my Child Recover from a Meltdown?Chapter 22: What are Some Signs of Sensory Overload?Chapter 23: What can Contribute to Sensory Overload?Chapter 24: Tips for Reducing Sensory OverloadChapter 25: How can I Reduce my Stress Levels?Chapter 26: Questions to ask when Booking AccommodationChapter 27: Eating at a RestaurantChapter 28: How can I Maintain my Child's Special Diet on the Trip?Chapter 30: Tips for Travelling to the BeachChapter 31: Visiting RelativesChapter 32: Tips for CampingChapter 33: Theme ParksChapter 34: Shopping Trip TipsChapter 35: Building Your Sensory Toolki.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780648370505
ISBN-10: 064837050X
Publisher: OT World Pty Ltd
Publication Date: August 12th, 2019
Pages: 142
Language: English