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Resources and encouragement for parents and teachers of kids with special needs. Including Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, and more. Ideas and resources helpful to get you through your journey of parenting or teaching these blessings.
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From a very nice article: Making Sense of Sensory Processing by Dr. Jamie Chavez, pediatric OT.

From a very nice article: Making Sense of Sensory Processing by Dr.Tap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Awareness of these executive functions can help parents set up an early detection system for ADHD, helping them to seek a professional evaluation and accommodations before a child begins to struggle in school.

7 Executive Function Deficits Tied to ADHD

The ONE Must-Have Sensory Item My Son Can’t Live Without (and Neither Can I)

The ONE Sensory Item My Son Can't Live Without

This is the one sensory item one mom couldn't live without. And this is definitely the ONE sensory item I wish I had known about a LOT sooner.

The Complete List of Free Things and Grants for Kids with Special Needs #DontPayFull

The Complete List of Free Things and Grants for Kids with Special Needs

Executive Functioning Explained and 20 Strategies for Success from Dr. Erica Warren.

Executive Functioning Explained and 20 Strategies for Success

Executive functioning is likely a term the average educator does not know; Learn what it is, how it affects cognitive and emotional performance, and strategies for address executive functioning issues in students

ADHD and task avoidance: http://adhdboss.com/adhd-task-avoidance/ This is how you stop avoiding tasks, and start taking control of your life. #ADHD #ADD

People with ADHD are good at avoiding tasks. But, task avoidance is horrible for you. So, this article shows you how to conquer task avoidance and ADHD.

17 tips for parenting children with autism spectrum disorder. Whether you’re the parent of a child with high functioning autism, or your child has more significant challenges with things like behavior management, autistic meltdowns, and sensory processing disorder this article will teach you how to tell the difference between a sensory meltdown and a tantrum, and what you can do to help your child and understand his behavior!

17 tips for parenting children with autism spectrum disorder. Whether you’re the parent of a child with high functioning autism, or your child has more significant challenges with things like behavior management, autistic meltdowns, and sensory processing disorder this article will teach you how to tell the difference between a sensory meltdown and a tantrum, and what you can do to help your child and understand his behavior!

Need tips to get a picky eater with autism, sensory issues and/or other special needs to try new foods? Autism and eating can be extremely challenging and frustrating for parents, and we’ve got 8 helpful ideas for mom (and dad!) to try to help their kids overcome their rigid autism eating habits and embrace a healthier diet. Whether your child has gastrointestinal discomfort, food texture issues, or other eating challenges as a result of autism and sensory processing disorder, these tips are…

Autism and Eating: 8 Tips to Help a Picky Eater with Autism

Autism and eating challenges got you down? Need tips to get a picky eater with autism and/or SPD to try new foods? We've got 8 practical tips to help!

Perfect gifts and stocking stuffers for special needs children. Parents will love giving these gifts and receiving them for their kids with special needs and learning disabilities, especially ADHD and Autism.

Non Candy Stocking Stuffers for Kids with Special Needs

These games are fun ways to help kids improve executive function skills.

Games to Help Kids Improve Executive Functioning Skills

Use these toys and games to help kids improve executive functioning skills in school, home, and in functional activities.

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Meltdown vs tantrum And everything is a no because they can't figure out how to make the overwhelmed feeling stop. Dustin does this often when he feels like we are out too much. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

Kids Coping Skills School Counseling Lesson, worksheets, and coping tools for young people poster

KIDS COPING SKILLS! School Counseling Lesson, Posters, Art & Sorting Activities

Kids Coping Skills School Counseling Lesson, worksheets, and coping tools for young people poster

Fantastic list of OT Activities for kids with sensory processing disorder Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys! Happy Hands Toys!

Fantastic list of OT Activities for kids with sensory processing disorder Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys! Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

How to Explain Autism to Neurotypical Kids

How to Explain Autism to Neurotypical Kids

Alert program How does my engine run? Classroom dialsTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys.  Check back often for sales and new items. Happy Hands make Happy People!!

Alert program How does my engine run? Classroom dialsTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

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