Category Archive: Self Care

Jul
05

Just My Size!

Part of helping your autistic child gain independence is making sure you are adapting their environment for their size. It may be unrealistic to expect your three or four year old to pour their own orange juice, however with the right size items it can be possible and they will enjoy it! Make good use …

Continue reading »

May
08

Autism Design: Care of Self Area

Children with Autism thrive on routine. When Sophia was very young, she hated to brush her teeth and a melt down occurred every time I made her do it. As we started to develop a visual schedule for her daily routines, we added a card for teeth brushing. Like flicking a switch she was now …

Continue reading »