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Cause and Effect Jar for Workstations and Centers

A cause and effect activity.

“Skweezrs” sheets are great for those children who need to relax and calm down at bed time. These sheets are kid-friendly sheets in fun colors for all kids. They work especially well for kids with Autism, PDD, Aspergers, ADD/ADHD, and other neurological dissorders. You can also get colors that are more neutral for kids that need less color stimulation.Some of the therapeutic benefits of "Skweezrs" lycra sheets include spatial awareness and deep-pressure input.

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Vancouver camp for kids with autism, other sensory disorders, is back this year thanks to moms

Vancouver camp for kids with autism, other sensory disorders, os back this year thanks to moms (The Oregonian)

Keep Your Cool! Summer can be a tricky, sticky season for kids with autism, but you can keep cool heads with our tips.

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In my heart…

Printable healing heart activity for children. Great for attachment, adjustment, grief and loss, and child to tap into some inner peace. #socialwork #playtherapy #mindfulness

5 Stages of Loss Worksheets | This next diagram shows how children experience stages of loss and ...

Great tactile alphabet ideas for toddlers, preschoolers & beyond. Turn letter recognition into a memorable sensory experience.

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Books to Help Children Deal with Loss and Grief

Books to Help Children Deal with Loss and Grief « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

Draw It Out: Activity book from Art With Heart for children experiencing grief and loss

Feeling Hearts Bag, helpful for bereavement to talk about grief and loss

This is the best, most straightforward book on grief that I've seen in a long time! It's ideal for youngsters who are dealing with such a loss, but you know, you're never too old to miss your mom!

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Books for Children on Death, Loss, and Grief

Books for Children on Death, Loss, and Grief. This book will help children cope with losing a love one it provides support and comfort to the child.

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The Unique Grief of Special Needs Parents

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an umbrella term for several cognitive and developmental disorders characterized by repetitive behaviors, social aloofness, inability to communicate meaningfully and echolalia. For more: http://zeepharmacy.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/understanding-autism/

Balloon anger activity - Also used this activity with grief for a girl who lost her grandfather. He had been in the military so she wrote a note to him, placed it in a helium balloon. Had the balloon filled and sent it into the heavens with a little ceremony. I did not believe it had that much of an impact; however, mother reported that the child talked about it for weeks afterwards.

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief --- Several other terrific articles and therapeutic interventions on this website.

10 Things a School-Age Child with Traumatic Grief Want You to Know and How to Help