Sensory Integration & Learning

  • Polatajko HJ, Law M, Miller J, Schaffer R, Macnab J. (1991). The effect of a sensory integration program on academic achievement, motor performance, and self-esteem in children identified as learning disabled: Results of a clinical trial. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 11(3),155–176.

  • Mangeot SD, Miller LJ, McIntosh DN, Mc-Grath-Clarke J, Simon J, Hagerman RJ, Goldson E. (2001). Sensory modulation dysfunction in children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 43, 399-406.

  • Koenig KP, Rudney SG. (2010). Performance challenges for children and adolescents with difficulty processing and integrating sensory information: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(3), 430-442. 

Movement & Learning

  • Carlon, J.A., et al. (2015). Implementing classroom physical activity breaks: Associations with student physical activity and classroom behavior. Preventative Medicine, 81, 67-72. Retrieved from:

  • Reilly, E., Buskist, C., & Gross, M. K. (2012). Movement in the Classroom: Boosting Brain Power, Fighting Obesity. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 48(2), 62-66. doi:10.1080/00228958.2012.680365.

  • Jensen, E. (2005). Teaching with the brain in mind. (2nd edition). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

  • Shoval, E. (2011). Using mindful movement in cooperative learning while learning about angles. Instructional Science, 39(4), 453-466. doi:10.1007/s11251-010-9137-2.

  • Kirk MA, Rhodes RE. (2011). Motor skill interventions to improve fundamental movement skills of preschoolers with developmental delay. Adapt Phys Activ Q, 28(3), 210-32.

  • Scherzer AL, et al. (2012). Global perspective on early diagnosis and intervention for children with developmental delays and disabilities. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 54:2, 1079-1084.

Language/Communication & Learning

  • Duursma, Elisabeth. (2014). The effects of fathers’ and mothers’ reading to their children on language outcomes of children participating in early head start in the United States. Fathering: a journal of theory and research about men as parents. 12(3), 283-302.

  • Reese E, Cox A. (1999). Quality of Adult Book Reading Affects Children’s Emergent Literacy. Developmental Psychology, 35(1), 20-28.

  • Karrass J, Braungart-Rieker J. (2005). Effects of shared-infant book reading on early language acquisition. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26(2), 33-148.

  • Iverson JM. (2010). Developing language in a developing body: the relationship between motor development and language development. J Child Lang., 37(2), 229-261. ​