Holidays and Autism Parenting Tips: Structure, Predictability, and Schedules

Holidays and Autism Parenting Tips: Structure, Predictability, and Schedules

If you are raising a child with autism, you know from experience that holidays and autism are a difficult mix.  No matter how much we love the season or cherish the celebration, all special events come packaged with additional stress. Whether it’s finding the perfect gift, baking signature desserts, or entertaining, we all understand the extra demands of creating memorable occasions.

Now magnify that stress to an unimaginable degree and you will begin to understand how special events impact our children with autism. We know that children on the spectrum do not like changes – even those that may delight – as do neurotypical kids. Their core deficits compromise their ability to anticipate or tolerate change very well…if at all. They prefer structure, predictability, schedules.

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Passed Toddlerhood and Still Mouthing: Chew Necklace Is the Solution

Passed Toddlerhood and Still Mouthing: Chew Necklace Is the Solution

Emma Apple had a problem. Her child constantly chewed her fingernails. The solution was our stylish chew necklace with a pink heart chew pendant. The team at SentioLife Solutions is always happy to receive feedback from the parents, teachers, and therapists who buy our chew necklaces or see our chew pendants making the difference in

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