Photo Face Collage: A Social Skills Activity for Recognizing Feelings

Photo Face Collage: A Social Skills Activity for Recognizing Feelings

Autism Not surprisingly, most children love making collages. So making a Photo Face Collage is an excellent activity for combining social skills and recognizing facial expressions. Children will have fun with this game while they are building a variety of skills!   This...
Jun 14, 2017 6 Comments
Calm Down Kit for Older Children; Developing Emotional Self-Regulation

Calm Down Kit for Older Children; Developing Emotional Self-Regulation

Anxiety Sarah (my website partner) and I work organically. As play therapists, we set goals and intentions but we will always follow the child’s lead when an issue comes up. The same is true of our blog. We set a plan of what we are going to write about for the month,...
Mar 09, 2017 22 Comments
Can Your Child Focus and Pay Attention?

Can Your Child Focus and Pay Attention?

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information, Resources and Activities We get a lot of questions about how to help children focus, pay attention and stop being distracted. We are not experts on A.D.D. or A.H.D.D., but we do see many of the same issues in the kids that we work with who have autism or learning disabilities, as well as...
Sep 05, 2016 14 Comments
Florida’s Friendship Advice: Letter Writing for Kids

Florida’s Friendship Advice: Letter Writing for Kids

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information, Resources and Activities Having special needs can be lonely. To help the kids that we work with feel connected and supported we will set up kids as pen pals and encourage letter writing for kids so they can share their feelings and get some help from a friend.   This page contains affiliate...
Jul 24, 2016 55 Comments