Anxiety is a common struggle faced by children these days, and it can be overwhelming for both the child and their parents or teachers. Here are easy calming strategies for anxious kids. Fortunately, there are effective calming strategies that can be employed to help anxious kids find relief. One of the most crucial aspects is creating a safe and supportive environment where the child feels comfortable expressing their fears and worries. Offering reassurance is key,Continue reading “Calming Strategies For Anxious Kids”
Here are five sensory techniques to calm down your child: Remember that each child is unique, so what works for one may not work for another. Spend time discovering your child’s specific needs and preferences to find the most effective calming techniques for them. Here is an Instagram post to create the perfect “Calm Down Kit” or order your DeveloPLAY box for OT recommended toys!
As human beings, we experience our world through our senses. We use taste to appreciate an incredible meal, touch to experiences the joy of petting a dog or cat, we may take in the sights and sounds of theater, or a movie….and we stop to smell the roses! For children, sensory play and sensory stimulation are important for development. It is even more important for children with Autism because motor skill development can beContinue reading “Why Sensory Play is So Important for Children with ASD”