Sensory Play Things that you can Make Yourself
With the world going wild about fidget spinners, talking, arguing, and sometimes being plain silly in discussing their benefits, we thought it might be a good time to put out some alternatives. The great news is, these are all much more diverse than fidget spinners, and more diversity = more stimulation of senses!
These sensory items from Story Park's Youtube Channel are good for any child, but especially Determined Ones with sensory processing disorders, ADHD, or something of the like.
Check out these fun ideas!
That time of year is here again! It's summer, kids are home from school, and families are often looking to have fun together during this vacation time. If you have a child with Autism, you know that summer can be a relaxing time full of fun, family, and rest, but it can also bring extra difficulties and challenges when traveling. Check out this helpful video for some expert advice on how to navigate traveling well!
Let's keep Summertime restful, relaxing, and smooth.
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This video is great for teachers, parents, and other adults to gain perspective on what the life of a student with autism is like, from someone who actually has autism.
For younger students, this can be a helpful way to understand what their peers with autism experience when overstimulated.
For older students...
For more sensory overload simulation videos, check out this website: http://mashable.com/2014/04/23/autism-simulations/#GA.8pjabzaqm