6 Activities to Strengthen Executive Function for Autism

(This post contains affiliate links! This just means that I get a small commission at no extra charge to you. Please see my disclosure page for more information). Welcome! If you’re here you’re either ready to learn about executive function activities or you’re wondering what the heck executive function is and why your kiddo needs…

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6 Ways to Create an Autism-Friendly Environment

It is so important to create an autism-friendly environment for children because they feel things more strongly than we do. For those of us who have nonverbal kiddos, it can be hard to figure out what they want and need. That’s why setting up an autism-friendly environment is crucial. Because if they can’t tell us,…

10 Fun Fine Motor Skills Exercises for Special Needs Kids

As parents and caregivers, we know the importance of fine motor skills. It involves the small movements in the hands and wrists to do everyday activities, but also hand-eye coordination. It’s an important skill to develop if we want our kids to dress and feed themselves. My son does little things to try to improve…

5 Ways to Show Self-Compassion and Why it’s Important

I think we can all agree that we can be a little kinder to ourselves, especially as parents and caregivers of kids with different needs. That is why self-compassion is an important skill to learn because we can be so darn hard on ourselves. We feel like everything is on us and we’re constantly analyzing…

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Games for Kids with Autism to Enhance Social Interaction

(full disclosure: I used links to my Etsy store to help you find resources, but the Amazon links are not affiliate links! I will only make a commission if you purchase from my Etsy store) I have been thinking about games to enhance social interaction with my autistic son. I decided to dive into the…