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
Teaching Social Skills to Kids; Tips, Activities & Resources

Teaching Social Skills to Kids; Tips, Activities & Resources

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information, Resources and Activities Raising a social child builds the foundation for them to grow into being a healthy, happy adult. We have spent a lot of time teaching social skills to children with special needs and we’ve learned a few things along the way. We want to share our experience with...
Sep 04, 2014 25 Comments
The Difference Between ODD and Rigidity in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Difference Between ODD and Rigidity in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism The other day a parent mentioned to me that they were wondering if their child had Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) as well as Autism Spectrum Disorder (A.S.D.). He said that the rigidity and lack of flexibility his child exhibited caused him to be concerned that...
Feb 24, 2014 23 Comments