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
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
Making Sense of Being Autistic: How a Young Woman Rose Above Her Autistic Label

Making Sense of Being Autistic: How a Young Woman Rose Above Her Autistic Label

Autism Today we are excited to have our guest author, Georgia Lyon, share her story about discovering and defining what it means to her to be autistic. Georgia has just completed her freshman year at college. This post contains affiliate links. Please visit our disclosure...
Jun 19, 2016 13 Comments