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
Temple University, Neuro-Behavioral Center
Thomas Jefferson University:Sensory Integration Laboratory
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.
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.
To learn more about occupational therapy, sensory integration
and related issues, take a look at one of our favorite
Equipment and Supplies
Association of California-state organization for OTs
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.
American Occupational Therapy 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