Homemade sensory toys for autism

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DIY Homemade Sensory toys for Autism We have already looked at commercial toys for autism that you can buy from Amazon. Today, we shall look at homemade sensory toys for autism that you can make from your home without spending a pop. The DIY sensory toys are great for parents on a small budget or … Read more

Reviewing Atypical: a Netflix series on Autism

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Over the last weekend, my spouse was out shopping for movies and he came across a Netflix series about autism called Atypical. The young man selling at the movie shop knowing how passionate I am about working with autistic kids recommended that my husband gets the series for me. And so, he was sold; he … Read more

5 Ways to help a nonverbal autistic kid speak

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I do not like using the term nonverbal when referring to autistic kids who do not speak. I would rather use the term ‘preverbal’ because I believe that with behavioral, educational and play therapy, the child will eventually speak and have a communicative pattern with their peers, parents and teachers. How to Foster Verbal Communication … Read more

Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Autism is one of the most common developmental disabilities that affect 2 to 5 children out of every 10,000 kids. Autism is a disorder that was first described in 1943 by American psychiatrist Leo Kanner. The terms ‘Autism’, ‘Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)’, and ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)’ have been used interchangeably within literature and by … Read more