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Benefits of Weighted Pencils for Autism

Benefits of Weighted Pencils for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-weighted-pencils-for-autism/

Several reports from parents, teachers, and therapists of children with autism have noted they have minor difficulties with handwriting skills. Some children on the spectrum are not able to write as well as their neurotypical peers. It is for this reason that weighted pencils were introduced and became popular among parents and occupational therapists. When […]

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LEGO® Therapy: How to Build Connections with Autism – One Brick at a Time

LEGO Therapy: How to Build Connections with Autism - One Brick at a Time http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/lego-therapy-how-to-build-connections-with-autism-one-brick-at-a-time/

It All Comes Down to Play: Autism Play Therapy Play is an important activity of childhood and is understood to contribute to healthy development1. It is so important that the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has identified play as the right of every child2. Through play, children have opportunities to move, be curious […]

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