Study shows that group therapy may be beneficial in curbing autistic behaviors

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I thought this was pretty interesting. If group therapy is showing benefits in curbing autistic behaviors, that’s very promising. I think it could also offer the additional benefits of finding families that look like theirs, as sort of a support network. Have any of you tried group therapy with your child with autism? I’d be [...]

{Tech and Toy Tuesday} 11 toys under $10 for kids with special needs (sensory, visually impaired, fine motor)

Here is a list of 11 great toys that work on skills for kids with special needs, such as sensory, sequencing, problem solving and more. The best part--they are all under $10!

Have you tried Fat Brain toys yet? Have you heard of it? I have recently entered into a blogger ambassador type program with them for the holidays and it’s really exciting. They have a great selection, decent prices and all shipping is under $4! With the holidays coming, there will be lots of talk about [...]

what to do when your child is diagnosed with a disability

It's devastating when you learn that your child has a disability. But the long road ahead can be manageable and you can feel in control with these 12 steps.

Most moms will tell you they remember it as if it was yesterday…the day their child was diagnosed with a disability. It’s devastating–there’s no way to sugar coat it. It’s awful and I wouldn’t wish it on anyone. But for as devastating as that time in our life can be, it can also be very [...]

Why Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder is Important

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Autism is one of the most widespread disorders that affects both children and adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that roughly one out of every 68 children have some varying degree of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The interesting thing about ASD is that children can learn to cope with it. With [...]

Free codes for Leap Pad apps!

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Hi there and welcome to a very popular blog post–free codes for Leap Pads! Everyone loves free Leap apps and we love our Leap Pads. The free Leap Pad app codes are below, but just wanted to let you know a few things. In addition to the codes for the free Leap apps, there is [...]