Promoting Independence in my ASD Child: Snack Time

We have a super-easy system in our house for managing the between-meal food demands of our two ravenous boys: snack drawers! Kids are hungry creatures. At least, our two boys are! At some time in the distant past, I came up with a snack-time solution that has proven invaluable over the years. It has seen …

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10 Essential Tips for Coping with Chicken Pox in Your Sensory Child

Well, this winter we had another visit from the chicken pox fairy. This time all four of us managed to succumb within a short 24 hours! Luckily Mr Dave managed to fight off the virus after getting the cold symptoms, and he kept us going in the meantime. Let's be clear here: all four of …

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Regulating Emotions With Jenga

Our family have always enjoyed playing Jenga. So when I stumbled across a post by The Chaos and The Clutter I was inspired! I knew that I could adapt this idea to work our wonderful speech therapist has been doing around recognising and regulating emotions. The Zones of RegulationThe zones of regulation is a cross-disciplinary …

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