Summer Tech Use?

On Facebook recently, I read the following question from a parent and had some ideas about what might be helpful: “Anyone had success in detaching their kids from the electronic world? I have a huge concern about what this is doing to my 2 boys with multiple letters in their diagnosis…I am afraid our summerContinue reading “Summer Tech Use?”

Play and Holidays

  IMAGE | NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | ROBSIM222 | EDIT   Parents ask – what can I get for my special needs child for the holidays.  The gift of sharing time and allowing for this experience is probably one of the most important.  This is well documented in the literature and even pediatricians have weighed in on the subject of playContinue reading “Play and Holidays”

Feeding Senses

  The article below appeared in a publication from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association a few years ago and with the holiday season upon us, I thought it would be helpful to share with others.  Feeding poses challenges not only in terms of nutritional needs; but, socially and emotionally for special needs families. Perhaps these ideas […]

Halloween with a Special Needs Child

Halloween is tomorrow! Are you ready?? Typically families with young children may be approaching them with excitement. In my experience, families with children who have disabilities may have apprehensions. How can you proactively approach Halloween? How can your family prepare for dealing with stimulating settings and create a more meaningful/less stressful day in this HalloweenContinue reading “Halloween with a Special Needs Child”

%d bloggers like this: