5 Popular Stim Toys for Autism or ADHD | Cheap | DIY | Chew

5 Popular Stim Toys for Autism or ADHD | Cheap | DIY | Chew

Stim Toys Quality stim toys can be hard to find, since fidget toys and chewy jewelry, or chewelry, is trendy. Even the higher priced ones don’t always promise quality, or the ones with great reviews just aren’t within your budget. Several popular stim toys can be made at home from everyday household objects, or using…

A Weighted Blanket Causing Pain or Back Pain? Yes, yes it is.

A Weighted Blanket Causing Pain or Back Pain? Yes, yes it is.

Weighted Blanket Causing Pain Weighted blankets. They seem harmless enough, right? So we started using them. I purchased two for our household. In less than 6 months, they caused me so much hip and back pain, I’m tossing them. We are no longer using weighted blankets in our home. So I thought I’d explain why….

21 Cool Sensory Activities for Older Kids | Teens | Light Play

21 Cool Sensory Activities for Older Kids | Teens | Light Play

Sensory Activities for Teens It often feels like when it comes to sensory activities and cool crafts, older kids get left out. Like their sensory needs just disappear when they are a tween or teen, right? No, they don’t! Light Play activities are popular and beneficial for all. But take a look around on the…

6 Benefits of PlayDough | 10 Ways to Use PlayDough in Skill Development

6 Benefits of PlayDough | 10 Ways to Use PlayDough in Skill Development

Benefits of Playdough Play Dough is such a great thing for kids and adults. There are many ways to foster development in many skill areas. In looking for benefits of playdough for adults, it really is the same list as children. As far as activities, I don’t worry too much about what is age-appropriate. If…

12 Gross Motor Sensory Activities Using Household Items | Gross Motor Activities for Special Needs
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12 Gross Motor Sensory Activities Using Household Items | Gross Motor Activities for Special Needs

Gross Motor Activities for Special Needs Does your child have sensory breaks in their IEP? Or need them? Are you worried about loss of PT sessions, gym class, recess, organized sports and all the other things that may make our kids more sedentary? And hey, not everyone has a sensory room in their house, right?…