Development is CHILD’S PLAY! is interested in providing evidence-based, results oriented practice. We are interested in participating in research to demonstrate the efficacy of our treatment approach, but are not currently conducting research. Please visit the following sites for information on current research.

Sensory Integration Global Network

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation

Spiral Foundation

Temple University, Neuro-Behavioral Center

Thomas Jefferson University:Sensory Integration Laboratory

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Grace Baranek, PhD, OTR.

Vital Links-Therapeutic Listening

American Journal of Occupational Therapy: articles related to our work were published. Search AJOT, sensory integration.

Research at UCSF identified biological basis for sensory processing disorders.

Efficacy Articles

Clark, Florence A. (August 24, 2012). Letter to the Editor, Pediatrics 2012; 129:6 1186-1189.

Miller, Lucy J. (May 31, 2012). Letter to the Editor Re: Sensory Integration Therapies for Children with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders, Pediatrics 2012; 129:6 1186-1189.

Miller, Lucy J. (February 2003). Empirical Evidence Related to Therapies for Sensory Processing Impairments. National Association of School Psychologists, Communiqué, Vol. 31, #5.

Wiss, T. (1989). Vestibular dysfunction in Learning Disabilities: Differences in definitions Lead to different conclusions. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 22:100 – 101.

Wiss, T. & Clark, F. (1990). Validity of the Southern California Postrotary Nystagmus Test: Misconceptions lead to incorrect conclusions. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44, 658-660.

Recommended Reading
To learn more about occupational therapy, sensory integration and related issues, take a look at one of our favorite books.

Equipment and Supplies
Families frequently ask where to obtain some of our supplies, equipment, and toys. This list is not exhaustive, does not assume current availability of the products, or recommendation of a particular item for any individual child. Consult with your occupational therapist.

Professional Resources
American Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy Association of California-state organization for OTs

Association of Pediatric Therapists-local professional organization for pediatric OTs, PTs, and Speech Therapists

California Board of Occupational Therapy-issues related to licensing or practice of OTs in CA

Information on this website should not be construed as medical or therapy advice and is provided only as general information. Please consult your physician or an occupational therapist for specific advice for you or your child.