Whether you’re an adult on the spectrum, or your child has autism, having a few strategies in the back of your mind may help you deal with meltdowns before they get out of hand. Here are our best tips for minimizing meltdowns and soothing yourself or your child when you feel a meltdown coming on.
They say all good things must come to an end, and the holidays are no exception. For some people, the period after the holidays can leave them feeling down. For others, it's tough to get back into the swing of ordinary routines and schedules. If you're having trouble adjusting, here are some holiday stress management tips to help.
Weighted blankets — also sometimes known as anxiety blankets — have become quite popular in recent years, which might lead you to believe they're a relatively new product. However, weighted blankets — and the therapy behind them — have been around for much longer.
Let’s break down some weighted blanket myths — and how they work in the first place.
This is why health professionals often recommend adding certain ingredients to a child's sensory diet. Here are 10 things you can do at home to make sure your child is getting the stimulation he or she needs.