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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 14, 2021

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. 

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What are the 3 main signs of autism in children?

What are the 3 main signs of autism in children?

by SpecialKids .Company March 25, 2021

According to the National Autistic Society, “Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.”

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World Down’s Syndrome Day - Things You Can Do to Raise Awareness

World Down’s Syndrome Day - Things You Can Do to Raise Awareness

by SpecialKids .Company March 19, 2021

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Day 2021 is this Sunday, 21st March and it’s important to raise awareness not only to fundraise for charities that support people with Down’s Syndrome but to educate others about the condition. With that in mind, here are some things that you can do to raise awareness.

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Autism and hitting: How to stop a child with autism from hitting

Autism and hitting: How to stop a child with autism from hitting

by SpecialKids .Company March 04, 2021

Sometimes being a parent to a child with autism is hard. Not being able to understand why they are upset or frustrating is heartbreaking when you just want to be able to help your child. Unfortunately sometimes being upset, frustrated or angry can lead to aggression and lashing out. It is not uncommon for an autistic child to hit their parents, siblings, teachers or anyone close to them. 

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Dealing with aggressive behaviour in special needs children

Dealing with aggressive behaviour in special needs children

by SpecialKids .Company February 25, 2021

Aggression in special needs children can be common and difficult for everyone involved. No parent wants their child to be upset and use aggressive behaviour. In this blog SpecialKids Company will look at the signs of aggression in children with special needs and explore various strategies that can be used to reduce aggression. 

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Helping Kids With Autism Cope During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Helping Kids With Autism Cope During the Covid-19 Pandemic

by SpecialKids .Company February 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been undeniably tough on everyone. No matter your circumstances it has been and continues to be a difficult time of uncertainty. We are all weathering the same storm in different boats and for children with autism and their families it has been hard

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Dysgraphia in children: Most common questions answered

Dysgraphia in children: Most common questions answered

by SpecialKids .Company January 25, 2021

Dysgraphia is not a form of autism, however it is a co-morbid condition that typically presents in people with autism. It can also present in people who do not have autism.

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What are the 5 main types of learning difficulties in children?

What are the 5 main types of learning difficulties in children?

by SpecialKids .Company January 13, 2021

Learning difficulties are different to learning disabilities because, unlike a learning disability, a learning difficulty does not impact on a person’s intellect. However, people with learning difficulties may find it more difficult to learn and will require additional support in school. 

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10 Best Sensory Christmas Gifts for Children

10 Best Sensory Christmas Gifts for Children

by SpecialKids .Company December 22, 2020

 If you are looking for Christmas sensory gifts but have no idea where to start, look no further. In this blog, SpecialKids Company will let you know all about the best sensory Christmas gifts for children. ...

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How to have an Autism-Friendly Christmas

How to have an Autism-Friendly Christmas

by SpecialKids .Company December 08, 2020

There is a lot of pressure on families to have the ‘perfect’ Christmas. In an ideal world the kids would be easy to buy for and love their presents (and you wouldn’t be ‘skint’ from buying them!). 

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Speech Therapy at Home for Kids with Autism

Speech Therapy at Home for Kids with Autism

by SpecialKids .Company November 17, 2020

Speech therapy for kids with autism can make a huge difference. In this blog, SpecialKids Company will tell you about some of the speech therapy techniques available that you can use at home and which might help your child.

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Helping Kids with Special Needs Interact and Play

Helping Kids with Special Needs Interact and Play

by SpecialKids .Company November 09, 2020

Like all children, it’s important for children with special needs to interact and play so that they can build their confidence, have fun and form relationships with others. 

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