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Identifying and Reducing Your Child's Stress

Identifying and Reducing Your Child's Stress

Stress is an unavoidable part of life, but that certainly doesn't mean it passes by unnoticed. Though some stressors dissolve in the moment, and can even be a part of otherwise positive moments, others last longer and can have a far more significant impact. This is true for both adults and children. People living with ASD may be prone to more frequent episodes of stress and anxiety[1], but learning to identify signs that your child is feeling stressed can help you to find their stress triggers, offer reprieve, and instill important coping skills through practice. World Mental Health Day, which...

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The Best Weighted Blankets Made in the USA

The Best Weighted Blankets Made in the USA

Qualities of the best weighted blankets.

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Tips to Keep Your Child Safe and Prevent Wandering While at Home

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Tips to Keep Your Child Safe and Prevent Wandering While at Home

An issue that many parents face is wandering, affecting just over 30% of kids with anxiety issues and around half of all children with autism. Recent studies on autism and wandering have found that stress, transition, boredom, agitation, and confusion are all linked to an increase in wandering incidents.

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12 Best Toys for Autistic Children of All Ages

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12 Best Toys for Autistic Children of All Ages

As a company that creates toys and weighted items popular with autistic children, we’re often asked for recommendations regarding Christmas, Hanukkah, and birthday gifts. For example, one of our favorite practical tools for nonverbal communicators is our Tiny Talker, which can become essential for daily life. (If someone you know may benefit from it, it could be a great stocking stuffer.) We love having these discussions with customers and friends, and thought that perhaps others would have similar questions. With no further ado, please enjoy what we believe are some of the best toys for autistic children of all ages....

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5 Day-Time Habits That Are Losing You Sleep

5 Day-Time Habits That Are Losing You Sleep

  When it’s time for bed, you do everything right, turning off your electronics, setting the thermostat to a perfect 67 degrees, and maybe even enjoying a nice cup of sleepytime tea or warm milk. But still, you find yourself tossing and turning, unable to nod off. What’s the deal? Post by Sleep Advisor As it turns out, it’s not just what you do when it’s time to go to sleep and your sleep environment that’s keeping you awake. Everything you do, from the moment you wake up until you head to bed, can potentially affect how well you sleep....

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