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How To Find The Perfect Halloween Costume For Kids With Disabilities

How To Find The Perfect Halloween Costume For Kids With Disabilities

For parents of kids with disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or sensory issues, Halloween can come with not only the usual obstacles of loud noises, special effects and unusual lighting, but also with the very real challenge of finding a costume that is functional, comfortable and fun. But there are more…

5 Tools That Help Overstimulated Kids Calm Down And Focus  

5 Tools That Help Overstimulated Kids Calm Down And Focus  

While not everyone was thrilled about the fidget spinner explosion of 2017, one thing it did bring is more awareness about tactile aides for kids with ADHD, autism and other disorders, or those who may simply be feeling overstimulated and anxious. There are all kinds of items that occupational therapists…