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
It’s nearly a month til the big day and Autism parents all over the world are wondering what to buy their kids for Christmas. Some children on the spectrum don’t really like to play with toys or may have no interest in even opening presents. Continue reading
Self-care does not mean being selfish. Self-care is not just about pamper nights, but for many, including myself, I find a nice bath helps me take time out. For others it could be walking, a sport or art – there is no right or wrong. So what does real self-care look like? Continue reading