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How To Lower Your Child’s Anxiety About Having A Vaccine

How To Lower Your Child’s Anxiety About Having A Vaccine

Many children will face anxiety-related not only to going to the doctor but specifically to get their vaccines. While your child is more likely to face anxiety about getting vaccines themselves, it's also not uncommon for you, as a parent, to feel anxious about taking your child to the doctor as well. How To Lower Your Child's Anxiety About Having A Vaccine That being said, there are steps that you can take to reduce your child's and your anxiety relating to vaccinations. Here are some tips to try next time you're planning to visit the doctor with your anxious child:…
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Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online

Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online

Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online All kids these days use the internet, but for an autistic child, the appeal of communicating and socializing online, especially by text, is even stronger. After all, there is none of that tone, intonation, facial signals, or body language to worry about that can be so confusing to those living with autism. Of course, this means that just like other children, it is our responsibility to educate and guide children with autism on the ways to stay safe online. A topic you can get more detail below.  Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online Many…
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5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism

5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism

Teaching students with autism can be intimidating for many. It can be challenging, but it can also be one of the most memorable and rewarding teaching experiences that you will ever have. When teaching an autistic student, you will want to learn the best tips to educate them. 5 Powerful Tips for Teaching Students with Autism So, if you are looking for ways to get better at teaching autism children, here are the five most powerful tips for teaching students with autism. Avoid Overwhelming Sensory Stimuli One of the most important things to keep in mind is that sensory overload…
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How To Write Social Stories

How To Write Social Stories

When it comes to writing social stories, you need to understand what a social story is and the main aspects each book should have. Social stories are one of the most effective teaching methods that allow you to solve many problems for kids, adolescents, and even adults. How to Write Social Stories Social stories are mainly aimed at children with autism but can be used for anxiety, ADHD, and other special needs. These stories are brief descriptions of a specific situation or activity. These include information about what to expect in such a situation and why. They also help to…
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Can CBD Oil Help with Autism? Let’s Take a Look!

Can CBD Oil Help with Autism? Let’s Take a Look!

Hemp-derived CBD is legal across many states in the US and around the world. It comes in several forms like CBD oil, tinctures, edibles, and even as ingredients in some foods and drinks.  With its newfound availability on the market, many are now wondering can CBD oil help with autism? CBD has been found to have all sorts of health benefits. For example, according to Harvard Health Publishing, "the strongest scientific evidence is for its effectiveness in treating some of the cruelest childhood epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), which typically don't respond to anti-seizure medications." As…
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How to Manage Dental Anxiety with a Child on the Autism Spectrum

How to Manage Dental Anxiety with a Child on the Autism Spectrum

According to the CDC, about 1 in 54 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is a developmental disorder that can differ vastly from one person to another. Those with autism can experience difficulties communicating and interacting with other people, anxiety when in unfamiliar settings, and sensitivity to bright lights or loud noises. How to Manage Dental Anxiety with a Child on the Autism Spectrum That's why autistic children may struggle when going to the dentist. Keep reading to find out how you can help your child manage their dental anxiety and how you can make the…
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What Is Autism? The Basic Facts Everyone Should Know

What Is Autism? The Basic Facts Everyone Should Know

Are you wondering, "what is autism?". There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to a spectrum disorder. Yet, there are some key basics that everyone should know. To learn more about autism spectrum disorder, keep reading. This brief guide will help you become more aware of autism spectrum disorder and what challenges those living with it face. What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is a term for a wide range of conditions. Challenges with verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors are seen across the spectrum. There is no one cause of autism. Genetics…
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The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

Playing in different ways and situations is vital to early childhood development. It’s good for their physicality, their mentality, and their senses too. This guide will explore the four different kinds of sensory play every child should experience for child development, including: Functional and observational playExploratory and sensory play activitiesGoal-orientated playImaginative and inclusive play The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development Let’s give your kids a boost and help them have a good time while they learn some essential life lessons. “Children who play more are more self-regulated, cooperative, considerate, friendly, and socially competent.  They display more appropriate social…
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The real benefits of going to the playground

The real benefits of going to the playground

The idea that kids make friends effortlessly stems from the fact they’re in classes together and work in groups. This emotional development in children is because they see each other nearly every day, so it’s easy. However, outside the classroom, some kids struggle. It’s the shy and nervous ones who are likely to be alone at break time or on holidays as they’re not naturally social or outgoing. Maybe they need the help of a playground? The real benefits of going to the playground Does playing aid emotional development?Social skills and playtimeIs playing alone bad? Let’s explore the benefits of…
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Empowered Brain: The First Wearable System for Children with Autism

Empowered Brain: The First Wearable System for Children with Autism

Empowered Brain, the first wearable system for autistic children (previously only available at schools) is now available in home! Keep reading to find out more! As the school year starts again, many children are going back virtually.  Emergency online schooling last year proved that our children with special needs were not getting all the resources needed.  Now, as the new year begins, there is additional anxiety from children and parents.  How will we be able to make sure our children are engaged, occupied, and able to handle this newfound anxiety and uncertainty? The creators of Brain Power are now offering…
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