Facts and Myths About Autism
There is a lot of misinformation about autism out there, so we're putting 12 myths about autism straight and sharing the facts!
Sensory Savvy Back to School Tips
And summer is over, just like that! Back to school again? For those with special needs like sensory processing disorder (SPD), Autism, or learning differences, back-to-school can be a major transition.
What Is Sensory-Seeking Behavior?
We're looking at what a sensory seeker is and how to encourage safe sensory stimulation.
Understanding the Different Types of Stimming
What is stimming? Also known as self-stimulatory behavior, different types of stimming are a common occurrence in people with autism and sensory processing difficulties.
What Is Masking in Autism?
You might have heard the term ‘masking’ to do with neurodivergent behaviour, but do you know what masking is in autism? Learn more about masking here.
How to Have an Autism-Friendly Easter
For many children with autism, Easter can be a struggle. We share our top tips and tricks so you can plan a autism-friendly Easter.
Autism and Boundaries
When it comes to autism and boundaries, it's important to be clear and lead by example. In this post, we discuss some guidance to help those with autism and their caregivers be aware and appropriate.
Communicating with People with Disabilities
The communication needs of a person with a disability can be very different between individuals - learn some general communication tips here.
The Right Calming Sensory Lights for Your Sensory Room
At the heart of every sensory room are calming sensory lights. Sensory lights provide stunning effects and help to create stimulating environments for all needs
Five Ways an ASD Sensory Room can Help Children
Though difficulty with sensory integration can be a developmental hurdle for those with ASD, a sensory room for an autistic child can help them facilitate communication, engage with sensory skills, and develop motor skills, among many other benefits.
Our Top 5 Sensory Solutions for Schools
With the school year coming to an end, investing in sensory equipment for schools is an excellent way to make learning facilities more inclusive for years to come and put leftover budget dollars to good use.
4 Best Autism Communication Tools
If you know or care for someone with autism, you’ll understand how difficult it can sometimes be to communicate with them.
4 Ways to Navigate Autism and Routine when Social Distancing
All over the world, people’s regular routines have been disrupted in impactful ways, due to the restrictions in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Environmental Control in a Multisensory Room
Multisensory rooms and products are of huge benefit to individuals with autism, ADHD, Alzheimer’s and other limited abilities.
World Autism Day: Understanding Autism
World Autism Day is a day dedicated to celebrating individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), improving our understanding of autism, and encouraging world autism awareness.
The Different Kinds of Autism Explained
Autism is not an illness; it is a developmental disorder that affects one in fifty-nine individuals.
Teaching Emotional Intelligence
What is emotional intelligence (EQ)? It's is the ability to connect with other people successfully. By understanding our own feelings we can understand others
Our Top 10 Sensory Activities for Autism
Why use sensory activities for autism? According to a leading autism charity, The National Autistic Society, around 700,000 people are on the autism spectrum
7 Calming Strategies for Autism
Each child responds differently, and so it's all about trying different autism calming techniques and finding out what works to calm sensory overload in autism.
Autism and Multisensory Rooms
Sensory rooms for autism can be extremely beneficial. Featuring a combination of sensory room items for autism, including lights, selected auditory systems, and specialized furniture, it can provide the perfect space for developing communication skills and thought processes.