Does your child with autism resort to crying, screaming, clamping their mouth shut, or turning their head sideways during brushing? Do you constantly face this daily struggle with your child? If yes, read on, as here are some ideas to make this task more easier for your child and yourself.
It helps . . . → Read More: Brushing ideas for a child with Autism
Who said that only Occupational Therapists can give sensory therapy? Most children with autism need a balanced sensory diet, that is, opportunities to participate in a variety of sensory activities and experience all the different sensations over the day. Although the level and type of sensory input each child needs is different, they all . . . → Read More: Using Bath time as a Sensory Therapy
Some children with autism like to chew on clothes, paper or anything that they can get their hands on easily. Does your child do that? Here’s more about why children with autism chew excessively and what you can do about it. . . . → Read More: How to Decrease Chewing in Children with Autism:
Have you ever noticed that children with autism love wearing their old clothes rather than new ones? I recently read an article by Temple Grandin, which opened up my eyes to a new perspective. . . . → Read More: Old Clothes and Autism: