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Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Anxiety, ADHD, OCD, ODD, and more. Fantastic tips, tricks, advice, and activities from parents with kids on the autism spectrum and other co-morbid disorders. (Autism | Autism Activities | Autism Quotes | Autism Awareness | Autism Education | Autism Classroom | Autism Behavior Management | Autism Tattoo | Anxiety | ADHD | ODD | OCD)

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How to make a calm down jar: 17 DIY calm down jar recipes we love

Learn how to make a calm down jar and why they are so powerful for teaching kids with ASD, SPD, etc. to learn the art of self-regulation with 17 DIY ideas!

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Best Apps For Autism: 9 Apps For Special Needs Kids to Download Today

Looking for the best apps for autism? From language development apps for non-verbal kids to Social Story development tools, we've got 9 fabulous picks!

13 ABA Therapy Activities for Kids with Autism You Can Do at Home - From teaching emotional regulation, anger management, and social thinking concepts to demonstrating - Aba Therapy For Autism, Aba Therapy Activities, Autism Resources, Kids Therapy, Art Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Therapy Ideas, Asd, Special Education

13 ABA Therapy Activities for Kids with Autism You Can Do at Home

These ABA therapy activities for kids with autism spectrum disorder will give you heaps of ideas you can use at school, in therapy, and at home!

15 Ways to Prevent After School Tantrums | If your kids are prone to after school meltdowns, this post explains what causes tantrums, common meltdown triggers, as well as some great coping strategies for kids and parents to help prevent after school emotional meltdowns. Perfect for kids of all ages and abilities, especially kids who are easily overwhelmed due to autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, etc., these tips help improve self-control and self-regulation for a smoother evening! Autism Education, Autism Classroom, Autism Sensory, Autism Activities, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Hacks, Autism Behavior Management, Autism Quotes, Self Regulation

The After School Emotional Meltdown: 15 Preventative Tips for Parents

Learn how to spot the triggers for your child's after school emotional meltdown and the best strategies to prevent them from occuring in the first place!

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Learning Through Play: 56 Occupational Therapy Activities for Kids

Whether your child has sensory sensitivities, struggles with fine, gross, and/or visual motor skills, or needs help with handwriting, these occupational therapy activities will not disappoint!

7 Interoception Activities for Kids | What is interoception? If you've ever wondered about the 8th sense and how it impacts kids with autism and sensory processing challenges, this post is a great place to start. With sensory activities and occupational therapy resources for teaching kids internal body awareness both in the classroom and at home, the ideas in this post will help you develop a sensory diet for increased self-regulation, problem-solving, flexibility, and social thinking… Autism Activities, Sensory Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Educational Activities, Social Thinking, Thinking Skills, Children With Autism, Working With Children, Autism Behavior Management

The 8th Sense Explained: 7 Interoception Activities for Kids

If you're looking for interoception activities for kids to improve internal body awareness and self-regulation, these ideas will inspire you!

15 Ways to Prevent After School Tantrums | If your kids are prone to after school meltdowns, this post explains what causes tantrums, common meltdown triggers, as well as some great coping strategies for kids and parents to help prevent after school emotional meltdowns. Perfect for kids of all ages and abilities, especially kids who are easily overwhelmed due to autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, etc., these tips help improve self-control and self-regulation for a smoother evening! Autism Education, Autism Classroom, Autism Sensory, Autism Activities, Autism Behavior Management, Adhd Odd, Autism Quotes, Self Regulation, Sensory Processing Disorder

The After School Emotional Meltdown: 15 Preventative Tips for Parents

Learn how to spot the triggers for your child's after school emotional meltdown and the best strategies to prevent them from occuring in the first place!

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4 Play Therapy Techniques for Autism [And Why They Work]

This collection of play therapy techniques for autism includes super fun therapy toys and games to help you connect and engage with your child!

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Activities that develop fine motor skills: 18 ways to have fun at home!

This collection of activities that develop fine motor skills is perfect for strengthening muscles in the fingers, hands, and wrists for handwriting success!

15 fun WH question exercises, activities, and worksheets to help kids with autism and speech delays with language development and reading comprehension. Autism Activities, Speech Therapy Activities, Reading Comprehension Activities, Comprehension Questions, Wh Questions, This Or That Questions, Autism Education, Special Education, Autism Behavior Management

WH Question Exercises: 15 Speech Therapy Activities and Games for Kids

15 fun WH question exercises, activities, and worksheets to help kids with autism and speech delays with language development and reading comprehension.

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Learning Through Play: 56 Occupational Therapy Activities for Kids

Whether your child has sensory sensitivities, struggles with fine, gross, and/or visual motor skills, or needs help with handwriting, these occupational therapy activities will not disappoint!

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Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder? 18 Tips for Parents and Teachers

Dealing with oppositional defiant disorder at home or in the classroom? We've got 18 ODD discipline tips to help with problem behaviors in a positive way!

16 IEP tips for parents to help prepare for an IEP meeting, set realistic goals, monitor progress, and work collaboratively with teachers and therapists. Autism Education, Preschool Special Education, Gifted Education, Autism Behavior Management, Individual Education Plan, Iep Meetings, Autism Quotes, Developmental Delays, Learning Support

Learning support for your child: 16 IEP tips for parents

16 IEP tips for parents to help prepare for an IEP meeting, set realistic goals, monitor progress, and work collaboratively with teachers and therapists.

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Transition Strategies for Kids with Autism: 10 Tips that Work!

10 simple but effective transition strategies for kids with autism to make day-to-day tasks and classroom transitions less overwhelming.

14 cognitive behavioral therapy activities for kids to help little ones recognize their negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones. Autism Activities, Therapy Activities, Activities For Kids, Autism Behavior Management, Anger Management, Autism Education, Autism Classroom, Classroom Resources, Special Education

Helping Kids Cope: 14 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Activities for Kids

14 cognitive behavioral therapy activities for kids to help little ones recognize their negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones.

Learning support for your child: 16 IEP tips for parents Autism Education, Science Education, Autism Teaching, Health Education, Physical Education, Special Education, Autism Behavior Management, Individual Education Plan, Parent Teacher Communication

Learning support for your child: 16 IEP tips for parents

16 IEP tips for parents to help prepare for an IEP meeting, set realistic goals, monitor progress, and work collaboratively with teachers and therapists.