Parents of autistic children know only too well the feeling of being socially isolated. Social distancing is a skill we’ve already mastered long before Covid-19 came along. Continue reading
It’s a challenging time for all of us right now due to Covid-19. It is especially challenging for autistic children and their families. Continue reading
Studies have shown autistic children are calmer following interventions which reduces anxiety and increases opportunities to thrive and achieve in the overwhelming environment in which we now live. Continue reading
A sensory diet/lifestyle can help a child’s nervous system to feel better organised and therefore assists the child’s attention and performance. Continue reading
Occupational Therapists can help children with ASD with motor skills and daily life skills. The overall goal of occupational therapy is to help the person improve his or her quality of life at home and in school and to be as independent as possible. Continue reading
Is Christmas the most wonderful time of the year ? For many autistic people, the lights and sounds can be extremely stressful. Having a sensory room or quiet space where autistic people can go to retreat to when feeling overstimulated can be particularly useful at Christmas. Continue reading
Sometimes it may be difficult to know where to get various sensory items/toys.
We have listed some of the websites that we have purchased various sensory stuff in the past, that have a good range of products that may help find what your looking for. Continue reading