Remember when we were kids? Toys did not come with apps, require you to buy a console, or become obsolete every few months. We built, we designed, we played, and we used our imaginations. Although modern toys are interesting, I think there is something to be said for the things we played with back in the day. Luckily, many of these things have remained available, or have made a comeback, so that we can watch our own children play with them today.
Play-Doh has been a classic toy for sensory seekers ever since it was invented. Many children (and adults) love the squishy feel of Play-Doh, the bright colors, the way it can be molded and shaped, and even the unforgettable smell. However, these days, Play-Doh is not your only choice. If you know someone who loves Play-Doh, here are some other gifts they will enjoy!
I've worked with kids with special needs for about 15 years now, and in every school I've ever worked...in states across the USA...there have been a ton of young boys who were crazy about trains. If you've ever watched The Big Bang Theory, you'll note that the character Sheldon, who most likely is on the autism spectrum somewhere, is a train fanatic. What is it about trains? At any rate, here are 36 gift suggestions for the people in your life who love trains.
Do you have someone in your life who has autism, ADHD, or Sensory Processing Disorder? Are you hoping to find them the perfect gift? As an autistic adult who also has ADHD, and as a sensory seeker, I can help you find the best gifts for everyone on your list. In this article, we'll explore some smaller gifts that can be used as stocking stuffers, Easter basket fillers, or just little gifts to make any day special.
Do you have someone in your life who has autism, ADHD or Sensory Processing Disorder? Are you hoping to find them the perfect gift? As an autistic adult who also has ADHD, and as a sensory seeker, I can help you find the best gifts for everyone on your list. In this article, we'll talk about jewelry items that double as sensory items or fidget tools.
Towards the middle of October, the air becomes crisper and sweeter, and the moon seems brighter. Children everywhere start to get excited about Halloween. But for some kids, including many who have autism and other special needs, Halloween can be a stressful time. Their routines are thrown off. Things just feel different. They are suddenly being told they are supposed to do things they are usually not supposed to do, such as demanding candy from strangers. Some children may start to have behavioral problems or have a lot of anxiety as Halloween gets closer. Here are some tips for how parents and other caregivers can help kids have a happy Halloween.