When it comes to sensory toys there is no one-size-fits-all. Read More
Some children prefer toys that they can pull and stretch. Some prefer to fiddle. Some prefer textures. There are just so many options for a sensory toy, so how do you choose the best one for your child?
How to choose? Here are some suggestions and things to consider…
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provide necessary stimulation without causing a distraction from the task at hand. Simply put, they can be played with whilst completing tasks or during periods of physical inactivity when stress levels are high. Children with ADHD may need something sensory that calms the whole body, such as a weighted blanket or part of their body, such as a weighted toy, or even something more aligned to specific areas of the body, be it manual or lower body sensations, such as fidget toys and sensory mats (for bare feet).
This is the unlikely story of how my sons special needs opened the door to a world of adventure for us. Read More
My son is diagnosed with autism, ADHD and anxiety. However, he wasn’t diagnosed right away and the road to where we are today has been filled with both challenges, frustrations and desperation as well as magic, love and adventure.
There are many situations where hugging my son, diagnosed with ADHD and Autism, is the only resolution and way to calm him down. As a hyperactive child he benefits so much from my hugs. And I’m so glad that I found this out early in his life. Read More