Riley the Brave's Sensational Senses: Help for Sensory and Emotional Challenges
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Sales Date: 2022-10-20
Published: October 2022
48 Pages, 276.00 x 214.00 x 10.00 mm, Fully illustrated 4x4
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Riley the Brave is a little bear with big feelings. He really wants to have fun at the fair, but sometimes he struggles just making it to school, especially on the STINKY, BUMPY, NOISY bus!
It is hard for Riley to focus and have fun when he is feeling so many confusing sensations! He has porcupine moments and grumps at his friends, or turtle moments when he just wants to be alone. He even had a tiger moment, roaring at his teacher. With all these big feelings, how can he ever go to the fair?
Riley the Brave's Sensational Senses teaches children about their senses through a playful story with real-life strategies for emotion regulation. It also features an educational afterword for grown-ups that explains our eight senses and includes tips for getting the most out of the book.
The perfect book to help children feel empowered, and excited, about tending to their sensory needs so they can learn, play, and BE their awesome selves with confidence! Debbie Reber, founder and CEO, Tilt Parenting, author Differently Wired
A great resource written with warmth and empathy offering a wealth of ideas and strategies to support children with sensory difficulties. Sarah Lloyd, author of Building Underdeveloped Sensorimotor Systems in Children with Developmental Trauma
This is a delightful book written in a compassionate way for children both young and old to understand their senses. It is filled with strategies for them to use so that they can feel in control - or their own normal. Every parent and person that works with children, both young and older would benefit from reading about Riley. This is a great addition to the Riley the Brave series. Debb Oliver, Ed.D. Co-Founder and CEO of MindfulSEAD, Author Leading Schools with Social Emotional Academic Development (SEAD) and The Learning Transformation.
In this new addition to the Riley the Brave series, Sinarski continues to help kids listen to and understand their bodies. By normalizing the outbursts and behaviours that often stem from unmet sensory needs, Riley makes it okay to ask grown-ups for help. He encourages kids to be open to trying new things, including therapy. This book helped my daughter make sense of the many BIG sensations she often feels - both inside and out. It gave our family a framework to create a plan to anticipate her sensory needs, with specific ways to help her feel safe and comfortable wherever she goes. Melissa “HR Mom” Griffin
As a psychologist who has worked with kids and families for decades and as the parent of a child with some distinct sensory needs this is a fantastic resource.This book is an excellent way to learn as parents, and help our children understand their bodies and feelings so that they can thrive. Dr, Laura S. Anderson, child and family therapist, Common Chord