Whole Brain Edutainment: Speech Apps For Kids by Tracy Wannemacher, M.S. CCC-SLP/L

Whole Brain Edutainment: Speech Apps For Kids by Tracy Wannemacher, M.S. CCC-SLP/L

This post introduces our readers to a company founded in 2013 called “Whole Brain Edutainment“. Tracy Wannemacher, M.S. CCC-SLP/L, and Antonio Sanders, an AAA game developer, are the folks behind this company that makes educational apps for kids. Together they developed unique speech apps for kids called “ABC app for Kids” loaded with educational and developmental value. The apps are based on applied

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Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry Chew Necklaces Are BOTH!

Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry Chew Necklaces Are BOTH!

Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? Both our lines of chew necklaces, SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry, are sensory toys that are both used as a mouth fidget and a hand fidget. 

Now SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. has two very different chew necklaces in its COST, FEEL and its LOOK. Children with autism (ASD), sensory processing disorder (SPD), ADHD, Tourette syndrome, Down syndrome, FASD, etc. are very sensitive to certain materials and some prefer our original KidCompanions Chewelry on the market since 2007 while others really like our new SentioCHEWS. Our newest sensory toy was launched in Nov. of 2013. What is the story behind these two chew necklaces and are they used as a chewy, a fidget, or are they both?

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Neutralizing Negative Messaging about Children with Autism by Lorrie Servati

Neutralizing Negative Messaging about Children with Autism by Lorrie Servati

The team at SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. thanks Lorrie Servati for her post, “Neutralizing Negative Messaging about Children with Autism”. It fits perfectly with our other posts of October about bullying and cyberbullying as this is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Children with Autism as well as other children with special needs are too often victims of bullying by their peers. Parents, other caregivers, and school staff have to be vigilant year round to protect the most vulnerable students who are taunted by others and they must act immediately to put a stop to this bullying.

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Gift Giving Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gift Giving Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Finding just the right birthday, holiday, or congrats gift for anyone can be a challenge! If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder on your list, the task may seem overwhelming. We’re here to help with a few general tips on how-to choose gifts, and the other selections in this publication can jump start your creative juices. But… just in case you find yourself needing more inspiration, we’ve assembled some of our favorite products from Internet sources.

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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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