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Dribbling is more common than you think

by SpecialKids .Company November 09, 2018

Dealing with your child’s drooling habits can be difficult especially if you start to notice they haven’t grown out of it. This is a common behavior in children with special needs, and you shouldn’t feel alone when dealing with it. There are several tips and tricks you can try to make cleaning up dribble easier, as well as fashion garments that make staying dribble-free easy and stylish.

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Events you need to add to your calendar if your child has special needs

Events you need to add to your calendar if your child has special needs

by SpecialKids .Company October 15, 2018

Over the next few months, there are some events we think need to be in your calendar. Raising awareness of disability and special needs is critical. What better way to get the message out there by attending events with a focus on specialised equipment and clothing!

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Our Top 5 favourite adaptive products for children with special needs

by SpecialKids .Company October 06, 2018

It wasn’t easy to pick only our top five products as there are so many fantastic products on offer! We hope our suggestions are useful and make life a little bit easier. Click here to find out what they are...

 

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What you need to know about faecal smearing (scatolia) in children

by SpecialKids .Company September 18, 2018

Faecal smearing, medically known as scatolia, is an issue many parents have to learn to cope with. Sometimes linked to autism, dealing with it can cause anxiety for parents. It can be difficult to control how your child acts at bedtime, in social settings, or on days out. It’s important not to feel alone; you’re not the only one going through this. Finding out why your child does it is the first step in overcoming the proble

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All you need to know about bibs & aprons for children with special needs

by SpecialKids .Company September 07, 2018

When it comes to special needs, both children and adults alike face challenges with everyday tasks. Drooling difficulties and food spillages are just some of the problems they can face. It can be uncomfortable for your child, and that shouldn’t have to be the case. Whether your child is at home, going to school or having a day out, bibs and aprons can be part of any outfit no matter the occasion.

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Preparing your child with special needs for school

by SpecialKids .Company August 24, 2018

Starting school for children with special needs can be daunting for both parents and the child, read our top tips on preparing children with special needs for school

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Holiday packing tips for parents of children with special needs

by SpecialKids .Company August 10, 2018

With the summer holidays and many parents planning family holidays, travelling with a child with special needs can be especially daunting. Read our top tips for stress free travel with your child.

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3 Cool Summer Activities to do with Children with Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company July 24, 2018

At SpecialKids.Company, we want all children to have a great summer and be comfortable during everything they do. That’s why our children’s clothing range has been designed with children with special needs in mind. To shop the range visit https://specialkids.company  

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The Ultimate Guide to Taking Children with Special Needs on a Flight

by SpecialKids .Company July 10, 2018 1 Comment

Booking a holiday and travelling can be extremely stressful, which can be heightened when doing it with a child. For parents of children with disabilities or special needs, this can add further difficulty at times. Below we guide you through some of our top tips for taking a child with special needs on a flight, and how to prepare for this beforehand.

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The Difference Between Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns

The Difference Between Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns

by SpecialKids .Company June 22, 2018

It’s an easy assumption to make. A young child starts crying in a busy public space and we often jump to the same conclusion. “They’re just having a tantrum”, it’s just what they do at that age, right? Well, you might be surprised. It might not be a tantrum, but what is referred to as a sensory meltdown.

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Dealing With Scatolia

by SpecialKids .Company June 08, 2018 1 Comment

Children are messy. That’s as much a fact as is the fact they’ll grow up someday. Yet, there’s one mess that stands out a little from the usual messes. Scatolia is a medical term that defines the act of smearing faeces.

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Autistic Pride Day: How you and your family can celebrate!

by SpecialKids .Company May 27, 2018

Many people with autism often feel alienated socially and like they don’t fit in. Well not on Autistic Pride Day! The 18th of June is a day people with autism can gather and celebrate their similarities, differences and what makes each one of them special.

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