Special Needs

Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students

Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students

Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students For parents of neurodiverse kids, the “back to school” season usually brings with it one consistent emotion: feeling overwhelmed. Any kind of abrupt change, in general, can be difficult for learners with autism, ADHD, ODD, or other neurodiverse diagnoses. Tack on navigating a post-pandemic world, and you have a challenge that no one was prepared for. Parents, then, are left scrambling to find strategies to make this transition as easy as possible. But what exactly are those strategies? Back to School Tips for Neurodiverse Students If you find yourself feeling like this, take…
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6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom

6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom

6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom You will understand the importance of a good night's sleep.  Not only will you feel more refreshed and energized in the morning, but you will experience the health benefits too. You will also be less irritable, which is something your family will be thankful for if they sometimes see the grouchy side of you in the morning. 6 Powerful Tips On Creating A Sleep Friendly Bedroom But if you're not getting enough sleep, there could be excellent reasons why. In some instances, the fault could lie with a sleeping disorder, in which case, a…
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Cool As A Cucumber: How Some People Manage To Beat Anxiety

Cool As A Cucumber: How Some People Manage To Beat Anxiety

Beat Aniexty Have you ever wondered how some people manage to live without any anxiety? They seem to float through life without feeling the slightest twinge of apprehension about upcoming events. Instead, no matter the stressor, they are always themselves.  How to Beat Anxiety So what’s their secret? That’s a good question. Some people manage to beat anxiety and live their lives as if nothing that happens to them matters. But how do they do it?  Hang Out With People People who manage to beat stress tend to hang out a lot with others. They spend a large amount of their…
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How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

How to Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs

Typically, planning a party for kids can involve a lot of work. But what's trickier is when you're throwing a perfect party celebration for kids with special needs. In such a case, there are many things to keep in mind to ensure a great event. Unlike most children, you may have to consider their likes and dislikes in the planning so that they can feel much happier for their party.  How To Throw The Perfect Party For Kids With Special Needs Thus, to make sure you're throwing the right party for your kid with special children, below are a few…
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Family Divorce 101: 5 Ways To Support A Special Needs Child

Family Divorce 101: 5 Ways To Support A Special Needs Child

Going through a divorce is already hard enough, but having a special needs child who has to go through it with you is even harder than you could imagine. There'll be several issues and considerations you need to carefully negotiate with your ex-partners, such as visitation, support, and child custody. Of course, you all have to go through an emotional and psychological ordeal as the negotiation progresses. Caught Between Divorce And A Special Needs Child While divorces typically involve talking about issues concerning children, there are far more matters that you should discuss if you have a special needs child.…
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6 Tips For Choosing The Best School For Your Child

6 Tips For Choosing The Best School For Your Child

Choosing The Best School Education should be made available for everyone because it helps shape a child’s future by giving them the needed skills and values required when facing adulthood. That’s why as a parent, you want your child to attend a reputable school. This being said, it’s best if you choose a school wherein grades are only secondary. There’s no argument that marks are essential, given that they serve as feedback concerning how your child participates or handles a specific subject. But it’s equally important to pay attention to how an institution plans to nurture your child’s unique creative…
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How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent

Create Time for Yourself as a Parent Any and every parent knows how tough it can be to find time for anything else when you’re bringing up a child. And that often results in parents neglecting themselves and not finding time for the things they need or that alone time that’s so important. How to Create Time for Yourself as a Parent All too often, parents are made to feel like wanting time alone is something that they should feel guilty about. But just because you have a child doesn’t mean your own needs have to go out the window.…
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How Visual Schedules Help Children with Special Needs

How Visual Schedules Help Children with Special Needs

How Visual Schedules Help Special Needs Children We use many tools to keep our days organized, from our old-school notebooks to our online calendars. They're so handy for adults. Why wouldn't we give our kids the same types of tools to organize their days? It turns out that children benefit from scheduling tools, too. But theirs look a little bit different. How Visual Schedules Help Children With Special Needs Behavior therapists have been using visual schedules for the last 25 years to help children stay focused and transition from one task to the next. What are Visual Schedules? A visual…
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A Helpful List of School Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks for ADHD Kids

A Helpful List of School Make-Ahead Healthy Snacks for ADHD Kids

healthy snacks adhd All parents already have their work cut out for them – to get their children to eat anything other than chips of choice, burgers, iced tea, sugary soda, and Fruity Loops. However, children with ADHD have a bigger problem in their hands – getting their kids to eat. Yes, the medication for ADHD can often blunt your children's appetite and result in fickle taste buds that can cause them to turn up their noses at the previous week's lunch box favorites. Therefore, school lunches that you create using the best steak knives and other equipment often go uneaten. A…
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How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021

For many families, this year’s summer vacation can’t come soon enough. The last 12 months have been emotionally draining for all of us. The chance to have a rest and a bit of a reset is something we all deserve. That said, plenty of states have still not yet fully reopened. Many traditional vacation options, such as summer camps, may not be fully running this summer. You summer vacation in 2021 can be great though, it just requires you to plan a little extra. How to Plan for An Unpredictable Summer Vacation in 2021 So with this in mind, families…
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