Those of us who have flown with autistic children know how much it helps if the airport has measures in place to help. Those who haven’t flown yet may feel reassured knowing what help is out there. There is conflicting advice with out of date viral posts on social media making it more confusing so I have researched current advice and help available. Here is a quick guide to travelling from each of the main airports, the help they have in place and how to access that help:
We recently bought the Early Years Fun Subscription box to have a look at. I was really interested in this box because whilst it is aimed at 2-5 year olds it also says on the website that the box is suitable for children with special needs working at this age.
The bum bag in my pictures was gifted to me to try out by getrealfunky.com. I chose the pineapple design because I thought it was really fun, but there are many to choose from on their website. A bum bag is a useful tool for parents of autistic children. Here are 5 great reasons why you might want one too!
When my son and I sat down to unbox the Super Chefs box, we were so impressed. The box itself was a simple, white but professional box with “Super Chefs” on the top. Inside the lid of the box was a personalised welcome explaining the theme of the box. The contents were wrapped in bright red tissue paper.
When Victoria Hatton asked for people to review her book, Talking Autism, I jumped at the chance. I respect Victoria as a fellow blogger with like-minded views to my own and was sure her book would live up to my expectations. Victoria is the founder and coach at Autism Consultancy International and has spent 20 years working with autistic children and young people across a range of settings.
Autism Kids On Tour is hosting its very first give away! You could be the winner of some great Autism Kids On Tour prizes! All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is visit our facebook page and like or comment on the give away picture!
Our flight was delayed by two hours and as most my readers will know, airports can be pretty stressful places if you are delayed with autistic children! We decided to try out the Rest and Fun Center for a couple of hours and I am so glad we did!
The ingredients were of good quality and I felt like I was providing my children with good, home cooked food.
The DK book All About Virtual Reality, by Jack Challoner, is made in association with CURISCOPE, a virtual reality studio. The book was published on 5th October 2017. It is priced at £9.99 and includes five amazing VR experiences, stickers and a free VR viewer.
Not all children find it easy to process the input they receive from their senses. I discuss this in more detail in this article. This is why, for children with Autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder, sensory play can be so helpful! Research has shown that children who engaged in sensory play every day for 10 weeks needed…