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How To Prevent An Autism Meltdown

The word “meltdown” is growing in popularity to describe a child’s tantrum. However, an autism meltdown is not a temper tantrum. An autism meltdown is a full sensory meltdown caused by external and environmental sensory triggers. A meltdown does not occur because your child is throwing a fit to try and get their way. It’s …

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Can You Control Oral Stimming- 5 Ways To Manage It

Oral sensitivities are also sometimes referred to by the term “oral stimming.” A child will ‘stim’ as a way of regulating his or her emotions or as a response to situations in which he or she is either under stimulated or overstimulated by their surroundings. Chewing behavior can be difficult to manage for children who …

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Causes And Signs Of Regression Development In Children

Have you noticed that your child seems to have regressed to a state that is more “infantile state”? Has your child reverted back to babbling after previously being able to speak in sentences of three to four words? When it comes to their social, physical, speech, and language development, children who seem to be stuck …

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The Definitive Guide To Autism Stimming Behaviors

Autism stimming behaviors are often misunderstood. Among people who do not know someone with autism, stimming can be seen as “weird” or “unusual.” But for those with autism, stimming is done for a variety of reasons, from calming down the nervous system to communicating needs. Like many other behaviors of autism, stimming is a complicated …

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7 Best Sensory Swings For Children With Special Needs

Sensory swings are an incredible tool for sensory integrations for children with special needs. Not only do sensory swings provide a sense of calmness, but they help develop balance, back and core strength. Swings provide more to children then just entertainment.  They help develop larger senses like vestibular input to improve motor functions and reaction …

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