Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Tips For Going To The Beach With Special Needs Kids

Are you going anywhere for fun this summer?   Many of our families go to the beach. The beach can be a great choice for our friends with sensory issues, or it can be a real challenge.   For kids who like sensory exploration, the beach can be amazing!...
Summer Travel Tips For Special Needs Kids

Summer Travel Tips For Special Needs Kids

It’s summer, and that means travel! Travel looks a little different this year because we’re coming out of the pandemic. We’re beginning to shed our masks and get back to the “new normal.”   Air Travel   I’ve had many families ask me about travel this year...
Summer Travel Tips For Special Needs Kids

Summer Vacation Ideas During COVID-19

Let’s talk about Summer Vacation, in our “new normal!”   We’ve been finding that many of our families are here more this summer. They’re taking less vacation time. When they do take vacation time, they’re taking it differently.   Head To The Lake or Cabin...

5 Tips For Getting Through The Airport With a Special Needs Child

Getting Through The Airport With a Special Needs Child I’m back by popular demand! I’ve had a request to talk about a specific topic related to air travel. This is an excellent topic and I wish I’d come up with it myself! But this topic request comes to you from one...

Packing Tips For Traveling With a Special Needs Child

Packing Tips For Traveling With a Special Needs Child     I’ve been asked to give my opinion on the top three things you should pack when you travel, whether by air, land or sea.  1. Pack Comfort items.   Bring whatever is reinforcing to your child....

How To Reduce Vacation Stress in Special Needs Kids

  2 Things Parents Can Do To Reduce Vacation Stress Summer can be a stressful time, especially if you’re taking a special needs child on vacation.  One way that we’ve found really helps is to talk over what you’re going to do with your child. We can play with...

Tips For Flying With a Special Needs Child

Tips For Flying With a Special Needs Child Airplane travel can be challenging for everyone, but it can be especially challenging when you’re traveling with a child who has special needs. One of the biggest challenges of air travel is a lack of control. We can plan,...

Vacation Tips For Children With Special Needs

Today let’s talk about holiday/vacation time, or as we clinicians and parents call it, change in routine! Sometimes it’s an exciting thing, but sometimes it’s a scary thing because a change in routine is always very unpredictable with our clients. Sometimes they’ll do...