This book is a compilation of the BEST of life changing articles aimed at professional readers from the award winning S.I. Focus magazine. A book focusing on parent issues is planned to follow in the Fall of 2010. S.I. Focus magazine is the first of its kind serving as an international resource to parents and professionals who want to stay informed regarding how to improve sensory integration and how to address sensory processing deficits. This magazine provides quality information written by leading people in the field as well as parents with insight into the topic. Founded and published by kathleen Morris and edited by Carol Kranowitz, this magazine's carefully selected articles will help the reader become knowledgeable in the latest research, products, and recommendations by experts from around the globe.
Kathleen E. Morris, MS, CCC/SLP is a pediatric speech pathologist who has been in private practice for over twenty years. In 1990 she founded Lakewood Pediatric Therapy in Dallas, Texas, which has additionally become The Sensory Integration Center of Dallas with a satellite clinic, the S.I. Center of Coppell. As Executive Director of both clinics she speaks to parents and professionals regularly, in addition to volunteering in orphanages in Russia and Romania. She also founded the Pediatric Network Foundation, a non-profit organization to provide education on sensory integration as well as support its research. Her passion for providing much-needed information to families, teachers and other professionals led to the goal of educating individuals on a much broader scale beyond her individual speaking opportunities. S.I. Focus magazine is the realization of that goal.