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  • What reasonable adjustments can I ask for an autistic child?
    May 15, 2024 SpecialKids .Company

    What reasonable adjustments can I ask for an autistic child?

    Knowing your rights and your child’s rights, particularly when they have special educational support needs (SEND), is important to ensure that they have all the necessary support to help them at school. Reasonable adjustments are changes that are made for children with SEND to ensure that they are supported and not disadvantaged at all compared to other children. The Equality Act (2010) supports this.
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  • A Guide to Autism Friendly Christmas Music
    December 18, 2023 SpecialKids .Company

    A Guide to Autism Friendly Christmas Music

    From an early age, we are taught Christmas songs and they come with us into our adulthood, here to stay as part of our annual Christmas experience, one way or another. But what kind of music is best for autism? Is there autism-friendly Christmas music? In this blog, SpecialKids Company will explore this, providing you with a guide to autism-friendly Christmas music.
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  • Image of a young child sitting on a wooden balance bike on a brick path
    September 11, 2023 SpecialKids .Company

    Teaching a child with autism how to ride a bike

    There’s that saying, ‘It’s as easy as riding a bike’ - except riding a bike doesn’t come easy to everybody. In fact, it can be quite complicated and difficult because riding a bike takes several skills. There are several reasons a child with autism may find it difficult to ride a bike. From poor motor and balancing skills and difficulty understanding instructions to inability to sense danger, difficulty steering and anxiety.
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