Ten ways of creating an autism friendly, all inclusive classroom

In a school classroom, mainstream or otherwise, you will find a wide mix of children, all with differing sensory needs. Some may be sensory seekers and others sensory avoiders. Their learning styles and abilities will also vary. So is there a way of decreasing anxiety and making a classroom inclusive for all these children without making anyone feel singled out? Here are ten brilliant ideas to try:

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Sensory Play and children with ASD and SPD

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…