Food Strategies for Children with Austim


It is common for children with autism to have eating challenges. These challenges can include: Avoiding certain foods Being irritable during meals Eating only a few favorite foods Refusing to try new foods This can make it challenging to ensure your child is eating a healthy range of foods and can cause stress surrounding food [...]

Food Strategies for Children with Austim2024-05-13T23:56:56-07:00

A Guide to Sensory Friendly Hair Salons Across Denver


Haircuts can be an uncomfortable and stressful experience for any child. For neurodivergent children, getting a haircut can be a consistently overwhelming sensory experience. Parents with neurodivergent children may struggle to find a hairdresser that can individualize their approach and provide modifications to accommodate sensory challenges. Some hair stylists and salons offer sensory friendly [...]

A Guide to Sensory Friendly Hair Salons Across Denver2024-05-03T17:09:50-07:00

How to Build a Sensory Cozy Corner at Home


Building a sensory friendly cozy corner in your home is a great way to give your child a place for self-soothing. These comfortable “calm down” corners are particularly helpful for children with sensory difficulties. They can benefit children with autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, other neurodiversity, or children who generally struggle with processing emotions. [...]

How to Build a Sensory Cozy Corner at Home2024-04-12T20:57:35-07:00

10 Excellent Children’s Books About Neurodiversity


Neurodiverse children need to see themselves reflected in the books they read. Exposure to stories about their experiences can impact their self-understanding and sense of self-worth. Books featuring main characters that children can relate to help validate their experiences and make them feel seen and heard. Children's books exploring neurodiversity also teach children [...]

10 Excellent Children’s Books About Neurodiversity2024-03-26T20:31:21-07:00
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