Category: Autism Therapy
“Yeah, just off these small things, there was a massive difference, just of the first night” This is the whole story… A few weeks ago we did a webinar on sleep with recommendations based our program of Sensory Enrichment Therapy. That webinar generated many questions and so we decided to pick one parent to conduct a follow-up interview to answer
In this webinar, we will be going over the factors that affect sleep and some techniques to help ease the bedtime process.
More often than not, autistic kids tend to not be open to trying new food and prefer to have chicken fingers for every meal, for example. There are a few sensory factors that play part in this issue: texture, color, smell and temperature.
There are 8 early stages of speech development in children: Eye contact, Spitting, Mouthing, Biting, Vocalizing, Imitating your sounds, Mama, dada, First word. All children, including those with autism, need to work through each of these milestones to develop natural speech.
Why a special needs child can’t sleep is linked to many factors including activity levels, light, food, and temperature. You can help your child sleep.