A chapter in Autism-in-Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-10 Pandemic (Future Horizons).
Being cooped up to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is especially challenging for children with autism and their grown-ups. Five “In-Sync” activities may help families learn how to incorporate sensory-motor experiences into their endless indoor days.
Among the 34 authors are Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, Joye Newman, Carol Gray, Jed Baker, Cara Koscinski, Paula Aquilla, Nancy Kashman, Janet Mora, and Roya Ostovar.
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Published in August-October 2020 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
When your child’s behavior mystifies you, put on your imaginary sensory spectacles and ask yourself three questions: What sensations does the child avoid? What sensations does the child constantly seek? What sensations calm the child?Read More
Published in May-July 2020 issue of Autism Asperger’s Sensory Digest.
A cozy “getaway” place may be exactly what a child needs to calm down and get some necessary time alone before re-entering the group.Read More
Children love building and snuggling into forts, and experts say that kids need private get-aways more than ever.Read More