Planning a family vacation or a trip to Disneyland may be more of a challenge for a child with special needs. Parents need to take into consideration everything from nutritional and medical needs, sensory stimulation and wheelchair accessibility. But popu..
John grew up running bases and fielding baseballs on his Little League Baseball team. He looked back with fondness on his childhood memories and could not wait to share the experience with his son, Adam. When Adam was diagnosed with autism, John thought t..
Making Camps Accessible for All Families of children with an autism spectrum disorder are often faced with the dilemma of what to do over the summer. Where can my child go? What can he/she do? The answer is… just about anything, anywhere. And if a c..
Balls of all sizes Ball Tower Suction cup balls Colorforms® Fingers Bubbles Big Cardboard Box Toys that vibrate for calming Chewies for stimulation Fidgets for hands (rattles) Books Songs Container Play Play-Doh® Kitchen with utensils Noisy puzzles Drum..
B is for Bear by Roger Priddy Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub (Caldecott Honor Book) by Audrey Wood Quick As a Cricket (Child’s Play Library) by Audrey Wood The Napping House by Audrey Wood Goodnight M..
Parents and health practitioners often track and measure development by observing milestones from infancy to young adulthood. Developmental milestones are signs of physical, social, and intellectual maturation. Smiling, stacking blocks, walking, and talki..
Adults can use play as a way to promote and support several areas of children’s development: Social/Emotional: Special education teachers and general education teachers often use play intervention methods such as script rehearsal. This helps to promote ..
Physical Fitness & People with Disabilities: Fun for Everyone Google+ Hangout with AbilityPath May 21st 12:30pm Pacific Time We welcome you to join us for a candid conversation about physical fitness and disabilities. Hosted by AbilityPath, we will ha..