Mom says school district changes autistic daughter’s IEP, balks at letting service dog come to school | www.WHEC.com. I saw this reported on this morning, and wanted to share. I’ve seen an increase in families having to fight to allow service dogs to accompany their child at school. It’s a new way . . . → Read More: School District Changes Autistic Child’s IEP To No Service Dog
You see it all of the time. Another child is rude to your autistic child. What if the other child is an Aspergers teenager? Yesterday, my son was at therapy with his CAP worker, and had an encounter with a teenage boy that was there for speech therapy. My son’s CAP worker . . . → Read More: Aspergers Teenager Rude To My Son
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
Use of tablet computers has become increasingly more popular for special education teachers and speech therapists as a powerful special education technology tool for children with special needs, including autistic children and those who have trouble speaking.
Paperclip Robot created BubCaps to answer the demand from educators, therapists, and parents who were having problems . . . → Read More: Special Education Technology
If you are looking for a fun and interactive way to teach your child spelling, the iLearnNEarn is the autism app you want to try. The iLearnNEarn is an autism app based on ABA based intervention. It is designed specifically for individuals with Autism. Autism children learn in different ways. Some benefit from using . . . → Read More: iLearnNEarn Autism App Series ~ Spell Me Lite
Pal-o-mine, www.pal-o-mine.org, is a non profit organization helping children with disabilities gain confidence, support and therapy through horse riding and equestrian training. The Pal-O-Mine population also includes adults with mental and physical disabilities, those who have been abused or neglected, the military, and the economically compromised. Over 30 percent of the population at Pal-O-Mine . . . → Read More: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
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