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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  

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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 | SpecialKids.Company

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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Is adaptive clothing actually more expensive than standard children's clothing?

Is adaptive clothing actually more expensive than standard children's clothing?

by SpecialKids .Company May 19, 2018

In this blog we try to answer a common question we see floating around the special needs community, “Is adaptive clothing actually more expensive than standard children's clothing? 

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Common sleep problems in children with special needs

by SpecialKids .Company May 14, 2018

Disabled children and those with special needs are more than twice as likely to have problems with sleep than others. If sleep problems continue for a long period of time, they can affect a child’s mood, learning, behaviour, and health. There are many sleep problems that children with special needs may face. These are three common ones to look out for:

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Tips for reading with children with special needs

by SpecialKids .Company April 22, 2018

Even if your child has difficulty seeing, hearing, comprehending, or manipulating books, they can still enjoy them with your help. Sometimes, it’s not the most straightforward task, so here are some tips on how to make reading with children with special needs a breeze.

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Activities for young children with autism

by SpecialKids .Company April 10, 2018

Exploring new sights, smells, colours, shapes, and activities expands minds and is a fun part of growing up. Here are some activity suggestions that children with autism may enjoy.

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Activities for children with cerebral palsy

by SpecialKids .Company March 19, 2018

It is natural for children to have a desire to play and engage in new, exciting activities. Doing so can improve the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children. But playtime can introduce some real obstacles for children with cerebral palsy

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Supporting the Development of Eating Skills in Children with Special Needs

by SpecialKids .Company March 07, 2018

Let’s face it; teaching children with special needs to eat independently takes time...and patience. Lots of it! Parents and carers strive to embed what they believe to be basic skills: holding a fork or a spoon and the process of using said utensils to scoop and spear pre-cut food and eat it all; without spilling a drop.

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How Easy Dressing School Uniforms Will Transform Your Morning Routine.

by SpecialKids .Company February 19, 2018

Our easy dressing school uniform range is perfect for helping children with special needs effortlessly get ready for school with minimal fuss. Our adaptive clothing is designed with your little one in mind. It is styled like a standard polo shirt with handy hidden functionality.

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