© 2018 – Routledge
178 pages | 26 Color Illus. | 33 B/W Illus.
Sensory-being: the enveloping of natural presentness and awareness in an unfolding sensory moment.
Sensory Beings: people whose experience of the world, and meaning within it, is primarily sensory. Often these are people who do not have access to language.
If you support someone who understands the world in a primarily sensory way, for example someone with PMLD or later stage dementia, you will recognise that they often face periods of time in which they are left without an activity they can access. This unique, practical guide helps you to plan and deliver sensory activities that lead people into a calm, focused state. You are even invited to let the person you support lead you into a state of sensory focus. Written by a leading sensory specialist this book will help you to:
Tried and tested in a diverse range of settings prior to publication, these techniques and practical tools have already helped many people provide an enriched experience of life for those in their care. Throughout the book you will find numerous case studies and insights from parents, carers, special school practitioners, therapists, research institutions and more so that you can benefit from this broad body of experience.