It can be tough trying to find great items to fill a child’s Easter Basket and it can be even harder when that child has sensory needs. So I wanted to share a list of 20 of my favorite things to put in my son’s basket. All sensory and autism friendly items! 1.) Bubbles- What… Continue reading 20 Sensory & Autism Friendly Items For Your Child’s Easter Basket
One thing about my son, like many kids with Autism and/or SPD, is that he is a HUGE sensory seeker. He is always stimming or trying to cram himself into laundry baskets, behinds couches, or any other tight, small areas he could find. He loves hugs and when he is having a bad meltdown, he… Continue reading Weighted Blankets Are Great For Autism and SPD
When it comes to buying gifts for my son, I sometimes have a hard time figuring out things he would really like. Billy is 4 and would much rather play with a box that he can squeeze himself inside of, my laundry basket he can hide under or anything else that helps to provide him… Continue reading Find Great Holiday Gifts For Your Sensory Seeker At Fun and Function & Enter To Win $25!
One thing that can be difficult to do for a child with Autism is dining out. There are so many factors that can make a simple thing like eating at a restaurant turn into a meltdown. Things like smells, crowds, wait times and limited foods your child will eat on the menu. Over the past… Continue reading 8 Tips To Make Dining Out With A Child With Autism A Bit Easier.
As you all know, my son, like many others kids with Autism & SPD, is a huge sensory seeker. I am always looking for items to help him everyday that can supply a little of that sensory comfort he so needs. I had the pleasure recently of working with Fun And Function, (FUNANDFUNCTION.COM), to try… Continue reading Find Everything You Need For Your Sensory Seeker At Fun & Function
This July we celebrated a big day. My little man turned 4! These past 4 years with him have flown by. So much has happened in his 4 years and he has taught me even more. I never thought back when my husband and I decided to have a second baby, that that little one… Continue reading A Day Of Trains To Celebrate Turning 4!
Ever since Billy was little, he would have several meltdowns a day. He would have them if he was overwhelmed, needed something and didn’t know how to tell us, if he was upset or even got hurt. Any little thing seemed to throw him into a full on, 30 minute to 1 hour or more,… Continue reading 10 Ways To Help Your Child With Autism During A Meltdown