Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is commonly misunderstood and tends to be misdiagnosed as either autism or ADHD. And yet the reality is that SPD is believed to affect anywhere between 5% to 15% of school going children.
Special needs students nationwide will be going back to school after the long break due to Coronavirus. Unlike previous years, the 2020 transition may be especially hard. Many children with special needs have gone without therapy, social interaction with peers, and have had their routine greatly disrupted. When you mix all of this with the
There’s no doubt that wearing masks has become a hot topic and regardless of your position, this is going to affect your child with special needs. Going out and seeing people with masks on can be unsettling and wearing a face mask can be especially challenging for children with sensory sensitivities. With stores, malls, doctors’
Like so many children with autism, Chad’s son used to elope and wander off. In this video, he shares how he had a major scare where his son was found near a pond where he could have drowned. Before using the AngelSense GPS for Autism, he had no way of knowing where his son was
There is only one GPS Tracker for Autism and that’s AngelSense. Top autism influencers know that when it comes to keeping their children safe, standard trackers just don’t cut it. In fact, AngelSense is so much more than a GPS tracker, it is a comprehensive safety & well-being device specially designed for those with autism
Parents of a 15 year old girl with autism believe her AngelSense GPS Tracker for Autism saved her life after she was abducted and assaulted in Rowlett, TX. Although AngelSense isn’t designed specifically for these instances, the fact that her parents were notified that she was in an unexpected location, that they could use the
Now more than ever it is important to keep our vulnerable loved ones safe with added protection at home. Below are some ways we can help and a printable weekly schedule to help establish a new routine with some tips from our moms. As we all know, watching our child 24/7 is just not realistic,
What sets music therapy apart from all other therapy types is that it acts as a non-threatening communicative bridge between a child and their environment. It is also a highly motivating medium and can be used as a natural reinforcer to achieve specific results. This form of therapy has been found to have unique outcomes often unachievable with other types of therapy.
Having a child with autism can mean a lifetime of learning how to be prepared and best help your child throughout the different stages of life. Although all parents encounter this to some degree, when your child has special needs you may end up being much more involved than you would for a neuro-typical child.