Lots of children with autism have sensory processing issues which means that things that might be simple for neurotypical children, are incredibly hard and distressing for them. One thing that a lot of autistic children have in common is haircut anxiety. The entire experience can be completely overwhelming, from the change and the noise to the feel of getting their hair cut. In this blog, SpecialKids Company will help you in preparing children with autism for haircuts.Read now
The internet is quite something, isn’t it? It enables our children to communicate, play games and learn and can be a ‘go-to’ when our kids need to self-regulate or be entertained. But the internet can also be terrifying. Children, particularly autistic children, are vulnerable to online abuse and predators. It is therefore paramount that we teach our kids online safety to ensure that they are not at any risk when using online devices such as a tablet or computers.
Lots of children with autism lack danger awareness and quite frankly, that can be terrifying. It means that they are vulnerable and at risk of injuring themselves. They can also be over and under-sensitive to smells, textures and sounds, impacting their ability to process information. When near traffic, this can be dangerous as it can be distracting and overwhelming. All of this means that teaching autistic children road safety is paramount. In this blog, we will discuss how to reach road safety for children with autism.Read now