Sometimes it can be difficult to think of activities to do with your children in the house that will not only keep them engaged but be fun and stimulating too. This can be particularly true if you are the parent to a child with autism. You need to factor in different things like sensory needs, fine and gross motor skills, communication and cognitive skills. In this blog, SpecialKids Company will list some indoor activities that you and your child might find fun to do together.Read now
The Mental Health Foundation tells us in their ‘Sleep Matters’ report that ‘sleep is as important to our health as eating, drinking and breathing. Poor sleep is linked to physical problems such as a weakened immune system and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression’. It is then no wonder why children - as well as the parents of children - are impacted hugely by sleep deprivation. And unfortunately for children with special needs, sleep deprivation often comes hand in hand.
Regular exercise is important for the physical and mental well-being of children. When your child has a disability, it can sometimes be challenging to find ways to keep them active. Perhaps their physical ability is impaired or they have a learning disability, which impacts on their understanding and behaviour. However, there are lots of easy activities for special needs children and in this blog, SpecialKids Company will share these with you.Read now