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Sensory Sundays.

Chuck E. Cheese’s, in partnership with the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), part of the sensory-sensitive event on the 1st Sunday of every month. Chuck E. Cheese’s will dim the lights; turn off the radio, music, and shows; exclude costumed characters including the Chuck E. Cheese’s mouse mascot from walking around the venue; […]

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Special Needs Discrimination.

As parents of children with special needs you need to be aware of the impact of discrimination in the life of your children. Discrimination against people with special needs includes • Negative attitude or stereotyped beliefs people have about those who are ”different” or those with disabilities.• Suspicious lack of trust or uncomfortable way in […]

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Mindfulness/Meditation.

*Understand how meditation can help benefit brain development.*Discover how mindfulness enables emotional intelligence, self regulation and can improve learning.*Follow practical advice on developing bespoke meditations for children with additional support needs.*Develop a meditation ‘toolbag’ of different styles and ideas for children with different needs.*Learn simple calming methods for you and your family.*Read about real-life case […]

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Money-Saving Tips.

Make the Most of Limited Time Caring for a disabled child can become a full-time job,this level of time commitment on the parent’s part makes it difficult to maintain traditional employment. Some parents cut back to part time, but often one parent gives up work entirely. Working from home as a freelancer or entrepreneur can […]

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Fall/Winter Activities.

Keeping kids busy is a full time job and finding fun options for kids with disabilities can be even more challenging. A great place to start is to find activities your child is interested in and build adaptations from there. *Visit an apple orchard. *Make apple crisp. *Have an apple cider “tea” party. *Bake apple chips. […]

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Safety Tips.

Safety matters most in caring for people with special needs, those with special needs require greater attention to safety . Parents, friends, family and all caregivers need to take precautions to help prevent injuries to children. 1.  Integrate the Teaching of Personal Safety Skills Along with Other Skills in Your Day-to-Day Life. -We believe that […]

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Holistic Approach.

Holistic treatments and recommendations include: -Kangen Water Regime -Reflexology Specialist -Medicinal Herbs for Internal Cleanse -Nutritional and Dietary Changes -Essential Oils & Aromatherapy -Deep Touch Pressure Techniques -Sensory Integration Techniques  Parents of children with special needs are seeking out holistic and complimentary medicine to maximize their children’s potential and health;there are a wide range of […]

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Resources for Picky Eaters.

Mealtime Notions – Provides consultation, training, and resources for families and professionals working with children who have special needs and mealtime challenges. SOS Approach to Feeding – Dr. Kay Toomey is a pediatric psychologist who has worked for over 20 years with children who don’t eat. She developed the highly effective, family-centered SOS Approach to […]

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