Category Archives: sensory

‘Traveling with A Medically Complex Child – ‘(Parts 1 and 2)

Are you still in the summertime mode?  Are you still diving into the pool, sipping lemonade through an umbrella straw, taking in the midnight movie, — you know, basically, ignoring the other folks who have plunged into the ‘Back-to-School’ zone? … Continue reading

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Light Up a Sensory Diet!

Seven Ways to Light Up a Sensory Diet with Glow Sticks With Sensory Savvy Lenses: a tool for activities which encourage: auditory input fine motor skills motor planning proprioceptive input tactile input visual input Learn more ways to enhance sensory … Continue reading

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The Concert | A Capitol Fourth

A view of the illuminated Washington, D.C. skyline, as  boats gather on the Potomac River from a camera stationed in Northern VA.  Fireworks light up the sky as seen from the east side of  the U.S. Capitol. Hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Camp Independence: Autism Support –

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‘A Sensory Christmas’

‘A Sensory Christmas’ Merry Christmas! This holiday perspective is worth a repost. {original post on 2011.12.22 at ‘Enjoying The Hi-5s of Autism – A Family Experience’ entitled ‘a SPD holiday season’}   Hi5! Families can enjoy the holidays even when … Continue reading

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FUNabulous Festival of Lights!

FUNabulous Festival of Lights! Hi5! Happy Hanukkah! Celebrations are enjoyably fun when you think of ‘uniquely different’ foods, gifts, games and ways to celebrate. Remember, to keep your ‘uniquely differently’ loved ones/colleagues/friends in mind when planning parties.  Each category and … Continue reading

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Gifts – ‘uniquely different’ (teens/adults)

Gifts – ‘uniquely different’ (teens/adults) Hi5! Okay, you’ve spent years carefully selecting the just-so-right toys for your kids with a Special Need(i.e., autism, motor/auditory/visual/intellectual conditions)… but now they are a teen or adult! There are  so many companies catering to … Continue reading

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