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How to Use Sensory Tools to Calm and Focus Autistic Children

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Sensory tools can help focus and calm any child but more specifically a child with autism. Some of the sensory tools I have found success within my classroom are: Pea Pod Swings Body Sock Weighted/Compression Vests Pea Pod   One of the easiest tools to introduce to a child without …

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Feeding Clinics for Autistic Children: Did you know some autistic children cannot eat solid food?

Some children with autism cannot eat solid foods because of sensory issues in the mouth and throat, or because of GI issues.  While uncommon, this scenario exists.  The affected children can only eat pureed foods. For these children, a feeding clinic can be the best option. At the 2016 “Feeding Disorders …

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Step-by-Step Guide: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR AUTISTIC CHILD ONLY EATS CERTAIN FOODS?

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The following post was written by Nicole Bureau, a wonderful pre-school Special Education Teacher, and friend of mine.  Help me welcome Nicole to my website as a new contributing author.  I hope you will all keep a look out for more posts as she shares her expertise and advice about …

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