Kids

Activities For Children With Autism

By |2019-11-05T11:44:52-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Autism Awareness, Kids|Tags: , , , , , |

Ideas To Help Your Child with Autism Get Active Exercise and sports provide a number of benefits for children with autism such as better overall health, reduced levels of stress, improved sleep, improvements in coordination and motor skills and opportunities for social interactions. Encourage arm movements with fitness ropes, such as a jump [...]

Benefits of Music Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum

By |2019-10-30T11:25:58-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Kids|Tags: , , |

The Language of Music Music is a great therapeutic tool for people with different abilities and ages, more so for children with autism. Medical experts have shown its calming effects and how its helped autistic kids integrate into society. A study done in 2004 by the Journal of Music Therapy showed that ASD [...]

A Practical Guide to Home and Classroom Sensory Activities for Autistic Children

By |2019-09-09T11:34:31-05:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Kids|Tags: , , , , |

Home and Classroom Sensory Activities for Autistic Children Children are naturally playful and love exploring their senses, learning new things about the world around them through sight, touch, taste, smell, and sound. Whether a child is shaking a rattle or putting objects in their mouth, this is known as sensory play. It is an [...]

Why Cruise Vacations Are Ideal For Kids With Autism

By |2019-07-15T15:07:44-05:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Kids, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |

Why Cruise Vacations Are Ideal For Kids With Autism For so many of us, vacations are essential. With the number of Americans embarking on family vacations set to top the charts this year at almost 100 million. Vacations offer a welcome break from the monotony of the day-to-day but when you have a [...]

Having “The (Autism) Talk” with My Son

By |2019-06-11T09:22:48-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Kids, Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Having the "autism talk" with my son. Recently, I had “The Talk” with Jaiden, and told him that he had Autism. I originally wanted to wait until he was a little older, but my gut told me that I needed to have the conversation with him before Autism Awareness Month of this year (which was [...]