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Techniques on how to cope with a highly emotional child?

Techniques on how to cope with a highly emotional child?

by SpecialKids .Company June 21, 2020

Children with special needs, such as autism often find it difficult to express, understand and control their emotions. In this blog, SpecialKids Company will provide some strategies that you can use or adapt when parenting a highly sensitive child.

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Teaching Kitchen Safety to Children with Special Needs

Teaching Kitchen Safety to Children with Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company June 07, 2020

There are lots of great life skills that can be taught in the kitchen; from washing up, peeling vegetables to pouring a drink. Kitchen activities such as cooking with special needs children can be a fun and positive experience for everyone involved

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Tips On Helping Special Needs Children Brush Their Teeth

Tips On Helping Special Needs Children Brush Their Teeth

by SpecialKids .Company May 22, 2020

It can be hard to get any child to brush their teeth properly, but it can be especially difficult if your child has special needs. There are a lot of additional factors that can make dental care a lot trickier, such as mobility or sensory issues. When you consider this, it's understandable why teeth brushing can be so hard for some childre

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Activities to do this Summer with a Child who has Special Needs

Activities to do this Summer with a Child who has Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company May 07, 2020

Planning activities with a child who has special needs over the summer holidays can be difficult, especially this year with the restriction placed due to Covid19, read our guide to help with summer activity planning.

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How to get an Autistic Child with Sleep Problems to Sleep

How to get an Autistic Child with Sleep Problems to Sleep

by SpecialKids .Company April 26, 2020

It is common for children with autism to have sleeping problems which usually leads to parents with sleep deprivation. Read our tips on helping an autistic child sleep and improve their bedtime routine.

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How to get an autistic child to keep their shoes on

How to get an autistic child to keep their shoes on

by SpecialKids .Company April 07, 2020

A problem for many parents of children with autism is getting them to keep their shoes on. New shoes can be particularly difficult for autistic children to cope with due to a dislike of change and rigid behaviour. However, sensory issues could also prevent your child from wearing shoes

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Chewing On Clothes And ADHD: Why Do Some Kids Chew On Clothes?

Chewing On Clothes And ADHD: Why Do Some Kids Chew On Clothes?

by SpecialKids .Company March 19, 2020

In some children with special needs there is a relationship between ADHD and a child chewing on clothes due to oral fixation, read about some of the causes and solutions he

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Everything You Need to Know About Billy Footwear

Everything You Need to Know About Billy Footwear

by SpecialKids .Company March 08, 2020

Does your child wears a splint and you struggle to fit it into footwear. Maybe it’s hard to put your child’s shoe on because of the positioning of their foot. Perhaps your child wants to be able to put their own shoes on, but struggles to because of the design.

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10 of the Best Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

10 of the Best Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company February 23, 2020

The internet can be a lifeline for parents of children with special needs. After all, finding the right support, information and advice whilst navigating your special needs journey is essential. 

Read more from SpecialKids Company lists 10 of the best websites for parents of children with special needs.

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Dealing with Anxiety and Stress as a Special Needs Parent

Dealing with Anxiety and Stress as a Special Needs Parent

by SpecialKids .Company February 02, 2020

Unfortunately, anxiety and stress often come part and parcel in parenting a child with special needs. There is an endless list of factors that can cause parents to worry and constant battles to be fought, most often on a daily basis.

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Modifying Chores for Children with Autism

Modifying Chores for Children with Autism

by SpecialKids .Company January 26, 2020

Household chores are beneficial for all children. They teach independence, skills, competency and the value of work. However, if your child has special needs or autism, they might need a little extra help and encouragement.

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Top Tips For Finding the Right Shoes for Children With Special Needs

Top Tips For Finding the Right Shoes for Children With Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company January 03, 2020

Finding the right shoes for children with special needs is so important. Uncomfortable shoes are a nightmare for anyone ... Billy footwear specialist shoes are available in high-top, low-top and Ugg shoe styles, which make them ideal autism friendly shoes. They come in UK sizes 13 to 5. Please Read More 

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