There’s nothing quite like the festive cheer that fills a shopping center during the holiday season. The smell of pumpkin spice, the sparkle of shiny tinsel, and Jingle Bells blasting over the speakers is one of those not to be missed experiences for some. But for those with autism, this is a sensory nightmare.
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A bus ride poses a unique set of challenges for anyone with special needs. After all it’s a unique situation which requires a person to deal with other people, information, money and transitions.
Are you a nonprofit or government agency charged with supporting parents of children with special needs? AngelSense gives you the power to prevent wandering tragedies in your community! AngelSense is a unique and innovative solution that empowers parents and caretakers to protect their special needs children who wander or have a tendency to hide. It
For special children, the consequences and damage of bullying may be long lasting and often further impairs an already withdrawn child’s social skills. But the severity of this situation only becomes clear when you consider a survey we conducted in 2015.
Have you ever stopped to consider how your child experiences the world? For children with autism it’s almost as if everything is filtered through a unique lens which heightens even the faintest sounds, smells and tastes. This inundates an autistic child with so much excess data to process and make sense of that they’re often
Asperger’s Syndrome changes what it means to be a parent. This condition forces parents to accept that they’re preparing their child for a world that may not always understand them. The good news is that many with Asperger’s Syndrome do go on to lead fulfilling lives.
A new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics explored how electronic tracking devices impact special needs families. The study found that in addition to keeping special children safe, the tracking devices actually improved a family’s overall quality of life.
If your child’s school hasn’t been hit by the fidget spinner, don’t hold your breath. These hypnotic toys are popping up everywhere, and for good reason. They’re captivating and children love them. What’s not to love about a toy that not only becomes more entertaining with every spin, but also relieves stress, anxiety and improves concentration?
It’s estimated that as many as 50 percent of those with autism are non-verbal. This can make the challenges of parenting seem that much more daunting. When faced with this dilemma many desperate parents go in search of tools or strategies which they hope will give their special child a voice.