5 Parent-Child Interaction Toys and Games

There are several things to consider if you’re looking for a toy or gift for a child with autism. Oftentimes children with autism like to keep to themselves, and playtime is a great time to teach!  It’s important to look for toys that encourage social interaction.  Keep on reading to learn more about different parent-child interaction […]

ChatAble – Symbol Based AAC App

If you’re looking to turn your iPad into an AAC device, there are several apps to help you do so.  One available option is ChatAble, a symbol based AAC app. This app is ideal for individuals who are unable to write or speak.  It provides a “grid of symbols (using PCS symbols or your own […]

NoiseOff Noise Reduction Headset

Many individuals with autism and other special needs have a hard time with loud noises.  Hamilton Buhl offers an affordable solution, the NoiseOff Headset, for noise reduction.  This device is a “unique device with no electronics or batteries that uses patented technology to buffer out loud, harmful, and distracting sounds, while still allowing speech to […]

Speech Blubs : Language Therapy App

There are so many language therapy apps that it can be overwhelming to find one that works for your child or student.  Speech Blubs is a speech therapy app that uses voice-control and video technology to develop speech articulation for young children with or without speech difficulties.  It was developed by Blub, Blub Inc. which […]

Discovery Putty

Different forms of putty are great for a myriad of reasons.  Putty is good for strengthening hands, improving fine motor planning, fidgeting, and more.  Fun and Function offers Discovery Putty. Children will have fun strengthening their hands and improving fine motor skills as they search through the Discovery Putty to find all the hidden objects.  […]

Gel Aquarium Lap Pad with Moveable Fish

There are hundreds of products available to help soothe one’s anxiety, hyperactivity, and more.  The Gel Aquarium Lap Pad is a multi-modal tool that can benefit these individuals in a myriad of ways.  Keep on reading to learn more! Users can place the pad on a flat surface or their lap; once it’s in place, […]