by shelly andrews | Oct 25, 2016 | blog, weekly list
For those that might not be familiar with autism, it is important to understand that each child who comes to your door trick or treating has different abilities — some more extreme than others. Certain behaviors might not be or mean what they seem to.
by shelly andrews | Oct 19, 2016 | blog, weekly list
With Halloween just around the corner, students with autism are beginning to get both excited and anxious about their Halloween school celebrations. Below are five suggestions from my special education experience on how to make the Halloween school celebrations a treat!
by shelly andrews | Oct 20, 2015 | blog, weekly list
Before we know it, the nip just starting in the air will be a full-blown chill and outdoor activities will be harder to come by. That doesn’t mean the fun needs to be limited! Little Bins for Little Hands has rounded up 12 quick and simple sensory play activities.
by shelly andrews | Oct 13, 2015 | blog, weekly list, You're Not Alone
Part of the fun of Halloween is the escape from the usual routine and expectations. We get to dress up! We get to scare and be scared! But what’s fun for the neurotypical kiddo can be challenging for those with special needs. Challenging doesn’t have to mean not doable though. And with that in mind, we’d like to revisit some of our own blogs on Halloween Tips for children on the autism spectrum!
by shelly andrews | Oct 18, 2013 | blog |
Hello again! Hope you all enjoyed last week’s Halloween Tips: Part 1! Here are a a few more tips to help your whole family enjoy Halloween! Tip #4: Carve a Pumpkin Cut open the top and dig in! The inside “brains” of the pumpkin are the ultimate sensory... Read More