Introduction. 1. What is Yoga? 2. Sensory Integration - a brief overview. 3. How can yoga and Sensory Integration work together? 4. Yoga practice and age groups. 5. Basic postures - suggestions for age groups/sensory input. 6. Integration of the practices.
Nicole Cuomo has been a pediatric occupational therapist for over 15 years, working in school-based practice for most of that time and also conducting motor groups and parent and educator training, as well as individual treatment. She has been a yoga practitioner for over 20 years, has been teaching for three, and lives in Connecticut, USA.
This highly readable, practical and helpful book is written by a
school-based piadiatric occupational therapist who is also yoga
practitioner and teacher. -- The Word Pool
This book presents easy to follow basic poses and sequences for children and young people which can be easily adapted for adults. The author gives practical advice on how to choose appropriate sequences for a child's particular needs and moods. Photographs of each posture supplement the descriptions. -- Autism Us
Cuomo uses her experience as a paediatric occupational therapist to explain how she uses yoga practices to help children, and her advice is very practical'. -- Metapsychology Online Reviews
If you've tried all sorts of weights and brushes and games and exercises and equipment to calm or stimulate your child with sensory integration dysfunction, here's something new to add to the list: yoga.. In clear how-to-text and helpful photos, occupational therapist Cuomo shows you how to do some basic yoga poses, tailor them to your child's age and sensory needs, and expand them into related enrichment projects. Give it a try, and you may find that the calming and centering rubs off on you, too. -- Your Guide to Parenting Special Needs