A Day In Our Shoes http://adayinourshoes.com resources, IEP assistance and family fun for special needs families Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 tablets for $99 or less for learning or assistive technology http://adayinourshoes.com/tablets-for-99-or-less/ http://adayinourshoes.com/tablets-for-99-or-less/#respond Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:00:39 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=14278 A Day In Our Shoes

When tablets first came out, they were expensive. Still are, really. But comparatively, the prices are better now due to technology getting better, cheaper and there is more competition out there. With the holidays coming up, maybe you’ve been considering what is the best tablet to get for your child with special needs. I don’t [...]

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Hasbro toys now more accessible for kids with autism and developmental disabilities http://adayinourshoes.com/hasbro-toys-now-accessible-kids-autism-developmental-disabilities/ http://adayinourshoes.com/hasbro-toys-now-accessible-kids-autism-developmental-disabilities/#respond Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:45:21 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=14262 A Day In Our Shoes

I was at a blogger event earlier in the month and some of the PR folks from Hasbro said that they would have some exciting information for me later in the month. It is exciting news! Doctors, educators and child developmental specialists have long known about the educational value of play. Play is not just [...]

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10 DIY Christmas ornaments for sensory, light play, fine motor and more http://adayinourshoes.com/diy-christmas-ornaments-for-sensory-light-play-fine-motor/ http://adayinourshoes.com/diy-christmas-ornaments-for-sensory-light-play-fine-motor/#respond Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:32 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=14244 A Day In Our Shoes

It’s the most wonderful time…of the year. I am sooo not crafty, but I found some very fun things to do with our kids this holiday season. I am trying to make many of our activities multi-sensory. Here is a list of 10 really cute ornaments that we can make with our kids and they [...]

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ABC Family~25 Days of Christmas Countdown~printable schedule http://adayinourshoes.com/abc-family25-days-christmas-countdownprintable-schedule/ http://adayinourshoes.com/abc-family25-days-christmas-countdownprintable-schedule/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:45:12 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=8197 A Day In Our Shoes

Have you been checking out the ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas schedule? I have! I look forward to this every year. Yes, I know that things like DVDs and Netflix and instant streaming exist…there is still something to be said to be watching a beloved family special on TV at a scheduled time. I [...]

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hitting rock bottom with blogging frustrations~finally making money with my blog http://adayinourshoes.com/hitting-rock-bottom-blogging-frustrationsfinally-making-money-blog/ http://adayinourshoes.com/hitting-rock-bottom-blogging-frustrationsfinally-making-money-blog/#respond Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:58 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=14140 A Day In Our Shoes

I started a deal/coupon blog in 2008 with a blogspot address. I started it there because it was free, and friends and family were always saying “show me how to do that!” in regards to all my couponing activities. Thus a deal blog was born and I put a little page up on Facebook. I [...]

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shop these retailers to support hiring people with disabilities http://adayinourshoes.com/shop-retailers-support-hiring-people-disabilities/ http://adayinourshoes.com/shop-retailers-support-hiring-people-disabilities/#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:11 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=14215 A Day In Our Shoes

Earlier this year, I did a book review and giveaway of the new(ish) book called No Greatness Without Goodness. It’s a phenomenal book and a heartwarming story about one man’s mission to create a community and create real life, fair paying employment opportunities for people with disabilities. I can’t recommend the book enough. If you [...]

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