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Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs

Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/build-skills-holiday-music-autism

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so_________.” Regardless of your age, gender or religion, I bet you said “delightful” to finish the familiar holiday tune Let It Snow. Not everyone feels this way, but I am happy those holiday songs are heard over and over again. As a specialty music instructor […]

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Halloween Doesn’t Have to be Scary for Special Needs Kids

Halloween Doesn't Have to be Scary for Kids with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/halloween-doesnt-have-to-be-scary

Halloween is a holiday for children. Kids loves nothing more than dressing up in crazy costumes, running from door to door, and collecting candy to shove in their faces when the night is through. Well, not every kid loves those things. My son Lucas doesn’t. In fact, Halloween is full of some of his least […]

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Learning to Be Fun Again – Easy Ways to Engage Preschoolers with Autism

Learning to Be Fun Again - Easy Ways to Engage Preschoolers with Autism

The first thing I learned as a preschool teacher to children aged three to six who are on the spectrum is how to be “fun.” This seems like it would be common sense to any teacher or parent, but it is incredibly difficult to do especially when wheels, numbers, and letters on the circle time […]

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A Special Life Bond: The Joy of Tickling

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My new granddaughter is now six months old.  She does not do much except eat and sleep. She is just starting to sit up and may soon begin to crawl.  We can play a little peek-a-boo and a few other early infant games.  What can we do for fun to get to know each other? […]

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