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  • Autism and haircuts: strategies for autistic children
    November 13, 2023 SpecialKids .Company

    Autism and haircuts: strategies for autistic children

    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.
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  • Early signs of Cerebral Palsy
    July 25, 2022 SpecialKids .Company

    Early signs of Cerebral Palsy

    The NHS defines Cerebral Palsy as ‘the name for a group of lifelong conditions that affect movement and coordination. It’s caused by a problem with the brain that develops before, during or soon after birth.’ The symptoms of Cerebral Palsy vary widely and can impact children differently. Some children may have little signs of the condition, whereas some might be significantly disabled by it.
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  • setting-new-years-eve-goals-for-children-specialkids.company
    January 15, 2022 SpecialKids .Company

    How to help your child set New Year's goals

    With a new year comes new opportunities and for many of us that means thinking about what we would like to achieve and setting goals.

    Goal setting can be a positive thing for children with special needs to because it can help to increase self-esteem, provide a sense of control and reduce anxiety.

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