Sensory World is a website featuring a virtual, interactive house filled with several activities. The company, FitzRoy, developed the online Sensory World to “fill a gap in provision of an accessible website for adults with learning disabilities.” While visiting the website, users will navigate around a colorful house and garden. The website is entirely free and can […]
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Stimtastic: Affordable toys for stimming behavior
Have you ever tapped your pencil, bitten your nails, twirled your hair, or paced back and forth? If you have, then you’ve engaged in stimming, an action that is often part of most individuals’ behavior patterns. So what exactly is stimming? According to this article on Autism Spectrum Disorders, stimming is short for “self-stimulatory behavior, sometimes also […]
7 Games and Toys for the Visually Impaired
Play is an important part of each child’s development. During play, children learn essential skills such as communication, cognition, motor skills, social interaction, and other developmental skills. While play is important for each child’s development, it is especially vital for children who are blind or visually impaired because it’s how they learn to interact with their surroundings. What are […]
5 Fun Sensory Holiday Crafts!
“Ohh, the weather outside is frightful…” So doesn’t staying inside sound so delightful? As temperatures decline and snow begins to blanket the ground, many parents seek ways to keep their children entertained. Instead of reaching for that tablet computer, try engaging their senses with these holiday craft ideas! 1. Stained Glass Mittens Adorn the windows of your house […]