Have you heard about the Autism Response Team (ART)? They’re a group of Autism Speaks staff members from around the country specifically “…dedicated to connecting individuals with autism, their families, and all other members of the autism community to information, tools, and resources.”Read More
Jessy McCulloch, Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator, AHSS
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is already here next week! And as we know, holidays can be tricky for those we love with autism. Add a dash of routine disruption and stir in a pinch of general family noise and you potentially have a recipe for real struggle. But with planning and preparation and these holiday tips, your plans don’t have to be stressful!
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.Read More
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!Read More