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Autism On the Road: 10 Tips for a Successful Summer Vacation - Autism Awareness
Summer vacation can provide lasting family memories for everyone, but travelling with children with ASD can seem an insurmountable task for many parents. Getting out of the house and shaking up routines can be very stressful for both those with ASD and their parents, but I have found over the years that with careful planning, travelling with my kids is worth the effort for all of us.
Playing Outdoors: Building Skills, Exploring and Creating Memories for Autistic Children - Autism Awareness
When you think of your fondest childhood memories, they are probably about something you did outdoors. Maybe it was camping, going to the beach, playing in a tent or sandbox, having a game of flashlight tag, learning badminton, or swimming in a lake. Playing outdoors builds physical health, provides exposure to vitamin D, supports cognitive and emotional/social development, improves sensory…
Prince George's Only Drive In | Park Drive In, Weekend Entertainment
Watching movies on a 3200 square foot screen, you can set the sound right where you like it, sit back, relax, and enjoy the adventure while social distancing safely. Be sure to check out our new concession ordering system with delivery to your car. We offer popcorn, nachos, hot dogs and a variety of snacks and refreshments.
Easter Seals Virtual Camp
Our Easter Seals Summer Camp is going virtual! We are excited to bring our 50 years of Easter Seals Summer Camp experience, for children, youth and adults with diverse abilities, to the online learning world. Through interactive, fun and social online activities and programs, campers of all ages and diverse abilities learn with trained counsellors through role-playing game adventures, crafts, drawing, cooking and more.
Lots of opportunities for families these days!
Did you know that you can do an outdoor mystery challenge, that only involves your family so you can stay socially distanced? You can! There are three games to choose from with the Vancouver Mysteries. Do you want to be spies, superheroes or detectives? Did you know that every weekday the Vancouver Whitecaps coaches do a soccer training zoom call for kids at 2pm? It's true! Plus there are special guests who pop i
Hiking with Autism: One Parent’s Journey - Green Mountain Club
Thank God for hiking. For me, Max is the perfect hiking companion. After a long week of dealing with people, it is so pleasant to walk with someone who doesn’t expect me to say a word. Like me, Max loves the sense of accomplishment of reaching a summit and seeing the view. But unlike me, he is content to sit still, feet dangling in a stream, and listen to the wind and wildlife.
Water Safety for Children on the Autism Spectrum: 8 Tips
Water safety is extremely important for individuals on the autism spectrum to learn in their lives. They tend to have an affinity for water, which is part of the reason why drowning is one of the most common causes of death for people on the autism spectrum. This is why it is so important to help people with autism learn the skills they need to be safer around the water and to seek out destinations or attractions with trained and certified staff.