If you have a child with autism, the end of the school year can be a stressful time. However, summer fun and learning can happen with some planning and effort. The Florida Autism Center offers up these tips for making the transition into summer a little easier for you and the child in your life.
Better Hearing and Speech Month: Parents should seek early intervention for children with communication disorders
Learning to spell is not just about knowing how to read the words but also knowing how to recognize each word as it is heard. eReflect, makers of Ultimate Spelling, found a British study that pursues this theory by determining the relationship of early sound recognition with a child’s spelling ability. So for those of us with SPD kiddos, how does their sensory challenges affect their ability to hear words properly? Continue Reading →
The Out-of-Sync Child broke new ground by identifying Sensory Processing Disorder, a common but frequently misdiagnosed problem in which the central nervous system misinterprets messages from the senses. This newly revised edition features additional information from recent research on vision and hearing deficits, motor skill problems, nutrition and picky eaters, ADHA, autism, and other related disorders. Continue Reading →