Filled with insights from the author Sally Fryer Dietz's years of physical and sensory integration therapy that you can take from the school to your home When Kids Fly is written in a conversational tone that makes it perfect for parents friends teachers and medical professionals alike.
Starting from the moment that Dietz realized that something "wasn't quite right" with her son and allowing us to follow them (and others) through to his adulthood this one-of-a-kind book ties the practical to both the professional and the personal.
When Kids Fly can help you figure out when to worry about your child's development when not to worry and what options are available-no matter where your child falls on the spectrum of sensory motor integration. It is a wonderful resource for those who really want to help children discover their wings as they grow towards maturity and learn to fly on their own.
Sally Fryer Dietz Founder and Director of Integrative Pediatric Therapy is a physical therapist developmental specialist sensory integration expert child advocate and mother. As a leading authority in therapeutic pediatrics- and the mother of two boys who learned in entirely different ways-she has helped thousands of children (and their parents) live healthier happier lives. She has taught internationally and has received worldwide media attention for the innovative therapy methods she brings to life in When Kids Fly. Born in Berkley California Sally now lives in Dallas Texas with her husband Mark Dietz.
"Sally Fryer Dietz is one of the nation's leading experts in the treatment of children with developmental delays and learning differences helping them grow up to be happy and productive adults. In her new book When Kids Fly she reasons that children's brains and bodies must develop in concert and that no child should ever be presumed to have limitations. It's a book full of heart conviction and joy and it offers tremendous advice and hope to parents determined to give their own children every advantage as they grow." - John Matthew Upledger CEO Upledger Institute International International Alliance of Healthcare Educators
"Early in her long career Sally Fryer Dietz vowed to make profound differences in the lives of children with sensory motor development issues. When Kids Fly is a guidebook for parents eager to give their children every advantage as they grow up one that will also greatly benefit teachers and medical professionals dedicated to bringing the best to the children in their care. It's also a moving and spirit-lifting account of how Sally Fryer Dietz's own dedication to her work has dramatically bettered the lives of thousands of children including her own son. A must-have book for all parents who want their children to fly!" -Kenneth Salyer M.D. author of A Life That Matters
"When Kids Fly is a breakthrough book that will change the lives of thousands of children who currently struggle with developmental delays and learning differences. Read it and share it with other parents teachers and medical caregivers. It's a book that proves that every child can grow up successfully with the right kind of help and encouragement regardless of the initial obstacles she faces. Sally Fryer Dietz is a nationally renowned developmental specialist who has made it her life's work to help children grow into happy and productive adults. This is an enormously important new book!" - Judy Kyle Ph.D. Family Counselor Dallas Texas