Squease Pressure Vest

Pressure vests are calming tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, sensory integration disorders and more.  According to SpecialNeeds.com, “Pressure vests provide proprioceptive feedback to a child with a sensory processing disorder.  Proprioceptors are sensors that aid in a child’s sensation of gravity and body movement, and proper functioning of these sensors is essential for accurate […]

5 Time Management Tools for Special Needs

Visual timers can play an essential role in the lives of many individuals with special needs.  They can make stressful transition periods easier, reduce resistance to routines, help manage a class or therapy session, and more for individuals with autism, ADHD, or other special needs.  Keep on reading to learn about the benefits of visual […]

Control your garage door anywhere with Garageio

We have covered countless smart home devices over the years.  However, we’ve yet to discuss a device that could help individuals with special needs get into their garages.  While garage door openers or outdoor keypads may work fine for some, something like Garageio may work even better for others. Garageio is a simple and secure […]

5 products to warm you up this winter

If you live in Indiana or surrounding areas, you don’t need me to tell you how dreadful the weather is!  Brr!  Long ago are the days I couldn’t get enough snow; now, I cannot seem to get enough warmth! I am currently cuddling with a soft blanket and heating pad trying to get warm.  I […]

Boo Articulation Helper

If you’re looking for an app that helps children practice speech sounds, check out Boo Articulation Helper.  The app features a fun character named Boo who encourages repetition of individual speech sounds and simple syllables while enforcing helpful phonological awareness. Examples of sounds children will practice with the app are P, B, T, D, K, […]