Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation
Information on what Sensory Processing Disorder looks like, causes of Sensory Processing Disorder, emotional and other impacts of Sensory Processing Disorder, how Sensory Processing Disorder is treatedfrom the SPD Foundation in Colorado
The Star Center
More information on Sensory Processing Disorder, how the brain processing sensory information, and a checklist for signs/symptoms
The original STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center was housed together with the Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 1979 by Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR/L
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
"Understanding SPD will allow you to understand your child (or student) better, and that is the book’s most important purpose. Then you will be prepared to provide the help the child needs to become as competent and confident as possible." - Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.
How Does Your Engine Run? The Alert ProgramThe book, How Does Your Engine Run?® A Leader's Guide to the Alert Program® for Self-Regulation (Williams & Shellenberger, 1996), describes an innovative program that supports children, teachers, parents, and therapists to choose appropriate strategies to change or maintain states of alertness.
How Does Your Engine Run? One Page HandoutA quick reference that briefly explains sensory processing as related to a running engine, and The Alert Program, developed by OTs Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger