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·Resources and activities that help children with special needs, both in the classroom and at home, get the most out of their learning experiences.
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4 Sensory Benefits of Leaf Play: Outdoor Fall Activities | Melissa & Doug Blog
4 Sensory Benefits of Leaf Play: Outdoor Fall Activities #sensory #sensoryactivity #sensoryplay #fallfun #autumn #fall #melissaanddoug *Read about 4 sensory benefits found from a romp in your best pile of leaves this autumn
5 Tips for Learning through Play for Children with Autism | Melissa & Doug Blog
5 Tips for Learning through Play for Children with Autism - When it comes to children with autism, often their strengths are what surprises us the most, not their needs. Keeping the learning process strengths-based, engaging, and fun is a great way for these children to shine. #melissaanddoug #autism #learningthroughplay *Great list of tips for parents!
Tips for Helping Kids Decompress after School | Melissa & Doug Blog
Helping Kids Decompress: Tips from a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. *Often don’t realize how over stimulating school can be for any kid, and especially for kids who have some extra special sensory needs.
Sometimes I just don't feel like "teaching" people about blindness | WonderBaby.org
If you live with a disability you probably find yourself with a lot of "teachable moments." But guess what? Sometimes I just don't feel like teaching people about blindness. Sometimes I just want life to be normal.
Easter’s almost here! And, believe it or not, there are endless ways to reinforce some important developmental skills for kids with special needs in preparation for the holiday. In fact, children of all ages and abilities can enjoy getting ready for the holiday while working on key sensory, gross and fine motor skills.