Raising a Sensory Smart Child
The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues

Raising a Sensory Smart Child

By Lindsey Biel, OTR/L and Nancy Peske, foreword by Dr. Temple Grandin

The updated 3rd edition of the bestselling, award-winning book on sensory issues has more information and solutions than ever, including:

  • Tips for challenges such as brushing teeth, washing hair, and picky eating
  • Strategies for sensitivity to noise, textures, smells and more
  • Sensory activities for kids teens, adults, families and schools
  • How to support children, teens and adults with autism and sensory issues
  • Parenting solutions for behavior and learning issues
  • Ways to advocate for your child at school, empower your child in the world and more!

Available at your local bookstore and online.   Learn more about this book…


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Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens

By Lindsey Biel, OTR/L

Lindsey Biel’s book for psychologists, social workers, teachers, parents and others available now. Visit Sensory Processing Challenges for more information and to download screening tools for home and school.


Lindsey’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • February 10 — Introduction to Sensory Integration, Columbia University.
  • February 13 — Sensory Smart™ Parenting Strategies Webinar, Arlington NY SEPTA.
  • March 1 — Sleep and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • March 3 — Remote Learning Strategies, Adapt Community Network.
  • March 12 — CP Kids Preschool NYC staff training.
  • March 15 — Potty Training and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • April 7 — Sensory Smart™ Sleep Strategies, Adapt Community Network.
  • April 21 — Sensory Smart™ Strategies Webinar, Adapt Community Network.
  • April 5-23 — Dyslexia Training Insitute VirtualConference.
  • May 5 — Sensory Smart™Self-Care Strategies, Adapt Community Network.
  • May 17 — Sleep and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • May 19 — Building Visual Skills, Bronx Preschool staff training, Adapt Community Network.
  • May 26 — Sensory Smart™ Strategies for Building Motor Skills, Adapt Community Network.
  • June 15 — Strategies to Manage Stress and Prevent Burnout, Adapt Community Network.
  • July 13 — Potty Training and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • July 27 — Back-to-School Strategies for a Great New School Year. Adapt Community Network.
  • October 13 — Sleep and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • October 14 — Meeting Sensory Needs During the Pandemic. Staff development, Westside Preschool, NYC.
  • October 18/19 — Potty Training and SPD, The Sleep Lady coach training.
  • October 20 — Adapt Autism Conference. Virtual. More information to come. To register call (718) 436-7979 Ext.704 or email familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org.

A full list of previous speaking engagements…

Webcasts and Articles

Check here for free webcasts and articles on sensory overload, noise sensitivity, remote learning, sensory diet, writing skills, picky eating, sleep, and more. Featured in the New York Times, Working Mother, Parents magazine, The Atlantic, ADDitude, Voice of America, NPR, Autism Advocate, and elsewhere!