• Local Sensory-Friendly Family Activities to do this Summer

    Summer is here, and it’s time for long, lazy days and fun family activities. For families of children with autism spectrum disorder, however, finding appropriately inclusive activities can be challenging. Since many children with ASD struggle with sensory issues, sensory-friendly activities are a good place to start when you’re looking for summer fun. Here, we offer […]

  • Common Sensory Sensitivities in Kids with Autism

    Some children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder may display an increased sensitivity to certain external sensory stimuli. A child’s reactions can have harmful consequences for him or her. Take the hypothetical example of six-year-old Connor. Connor gets anxious when his parents try to feed him new foods. As a result, it’s […]