Exploring Race with Children with Special Needs

Exploring Race with Children with Special Needs

Type “talking about race with kids” into a search bar, and you can scroll endless results. But what if you have a child with special needs? Can a child with autism who may not be able to imagine or understand others’ perspectives understand race? How do you navigate...
Common Speech & Language Disorders

Common Speech & Language Disorders

May is Better Hearing and Speech month – a perfect time to highlight common speech and language disorders, as well as the role of hearing in speech and language development. Speech Disorders Speech disorders interfere with a child’s ability to speak effectively in...
Sensory and Language Benefits of Outdoor Play

Sensory and Language Benefits of Outdoor Play

Running through a field on a warm, sunny day. Inventing a playground obstacle course with friends. Jumping in puddles on a rainy day. All childhood classics, yet studies from various countries show a trend: Children are spending increasingly less time playing outside....
Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

For children with sensory challenges, the holidays can be a tricky time. Even though this year may be more low-key than usual, there will still undoubtably be some changes in routine, along with new lights, activities, music, smells, and foods – all of which can...