A Day In Our Shoes http://adayinourshoes.com resources, IEP assistance and family fun for special needs families Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:15:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 {TGIF} Fun Friday Blog Giveaway Linkup~Happy Halloween! http://adayinourshoes.com/tgif-fun-friday-blog-giveaway-linkup/ http://adayinourshoes.com/tgif-fun-friday-blog-giveaway-linkup/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:15:49 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=7633 A Day In Our Shoes

Happy Friday and Happy Halloween! I just have one giveaway going on right now, but several more just around the corner. This week I have 3 great parenting and education books up for grabs.   Exciting news this week! We have had some changes in the blogs who help host this giveaway. We have added [...]

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Study shows that group therapy may be beneficial in curbing autistic behaviors http://adayinourshoes.com/study-shows-group-therapy-may-beneficial-curbing-autistic-behaviors/ http://adayinourshoes.com/study-shows-group-therapy-may-beneficial-curbing-autistic-behaviors/#respond Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:30:56 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=13744 A Day In Our Shoes

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 [...]

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playing The Secret Society http://adayinourshoes.com/playing-the-secret-society/ http://adayinourshoes.com/playing-the-secret-society/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:25:42 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=13738 A Day In Our Shoes

We recently got a new iPad mini and I can’t say enough good things about it. I love my Droid smartphone, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes you just need a screen that is a wee bit bigger. We have just recently begun playing The Secret Society and for that game, I find the mini [...]

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adaptive Hanukkah and dreidel activities for kids with special needs http://adayinourshoes.com/adaptive-hanukkah-dreidel-activities-kids-special-needs/ http://adayinourshoes.com/adaptive-hanukkah-dreidel-activities-kids-special-needs/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:00:23 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=7950 A Day In Our Shoes

Hanukkah is much later this year than it was last year. Last year it started at Thanksgiving! This year it does not begin until December 16, so you have plenty of time to plan your activities. Introducing a new, fun activity at this time may help keep kids entertained and focused when they are getting [...]

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Trade Show 101 http://adayinourshoes.com/trade-show-101/ http://adayinourshoes.com/trade-show-101/#respond Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:30:05 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=13735 A Day In Our Shoes

 One of the best places that you can meet new customers and network with other businesses is a trade show. But it’s important that you are familiar with how a trade show works. So here is some valuable information about trade shows and what you should do to help it be successful. Getting Ready for [...]

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seeking Sensory Friendly or Special Needs Santas and holiday events http://adayinourshoes.com/seeking-sensory-friendly-special-needs-santas-holiday-events/ http://adayinourshoes.com/seeking-sensory-friendly-special-needs-santas-holiday-events/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:45:33 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=7914 A Day In Our Shoes

I am working on compiling a list of Sensory Friendly Santas, or Special Needs Friendly Santas and other related events for our kids. I hope to have the list published by 11/15. If you know of any, please fill out this form.   Thanks! Fill out the form, thanks!  

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