Does your autism child get frustrated easily? Or when they do get frustrated, do they have a hard time transitioning back to calm? It might be helpful to have a few tricks up your sleeve for the next time you need to “tame your little dragon.”
Children have much the same responses as . . . → Read More: How To Calm Your Little Dragon
My son doesn’t play with toys. At least, not the way other children do. When I buy toys for my son, I don’t shop for them thinking “What would he like to play with?” Instead, I think “What skill can I use this toy to work on with my son?” Fun and Function . . . → Read More: Autism Toys For Children from Fun and Function
With one in 88 kids being diagnosed with autism (one in 54 boys) chances are your child, niece, nephew or neighbor may have Autism. Choosing appropriate sensory toys for Kids with autism or products that make good gifts for Autistic kids can be a challenge because these kids tend to play with sensory . . . → Read More: Toys For Kids With Autism – What Makes Them Good
Two new weighted therapy belts are shown to promote self-calming, balance, and increased body awareness by enhancing proprioceptive feedback. The therapeutic weighted belt is effective for infants, children, teens and adults with special sensory needs.
The Sensory belt is a weighted therapy belt designed for children, teens, and adults weighing more than 75 pounds. . . . → Read More: Therapeutic Weighted Belts Improve Body Awareness, Self-Control & Relaxation in Autistic and ADHD Children and Adults
It occurs in all ethnic and socioeconomic groups. Its cause is still a mystery, and there is no cure, only treatment. It is autism, affecting at least three out of every 1,000 children. A tool for treatment; Wikki Stix (www.wikkistix.com)- a multi-sensory resource for autism.
They can help generate verbal interaction, be used as . . . → Read More: Multi-Sensory Resource for Autism
Typical. That is how you would describe a child that functions at an age appropriate level on most physical and cognitive tasks.
How do you prepare to handle a child that isn’t typical. One that has special needs, physical limitations, autism or sensory processing disorder?
Singer/Songwriter Jennifer Shaw had to come to terms with . . . → Read More: Life Not Typical – Book
ARK Therapeutic Services, Inc. sells speech therapy tools and other healthcare products. For the past ten years, ARK has been committed to developing quality products for individuals with special needs.
ARK’s DnZ-Vibe is a unique vibratory tool with extraordinary versatility. With its compact size and over 26 interchangeable tips, the possibilities are endless! Its . . . → Read More: DnZ-VIBE Tran-Quill Pen Set and Cip-Kup
What seem like everyday activities to you and me, can be insurmountable tasks to someone with autism. Shaving for example is something most of us don’t think twice about. Guys that shave usually do it daily. For autistic teens both behavioral and sensory issues come into play making that routine shave…not so routine.
It’s . . . → Read More: Shaving and Autistic Teens: Teaching Autism Child to Shave