Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for children with and without sensory sensitivities, learn with emily dot com

Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for Children With and Without Sensory Sensitivities

Most typically developing children are ready and able to potty train sometime between 2 1/2 and 3 years of age. If you wait until a child is ready, they will likely potty train themselves over a few days. This has been my experience with most of my own children. There are things you can do […]

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A review of twig and Tale's wild things shoe pattern, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Twig and Tale’s Wild Things Shoe Pattern

I am always on the search for footwear for my autistic children that will be tolerated. Sensory sensitivities make shoe shopping especially difficult for some of my children. I recently bought the Twig and Tale Wild Things Shoe Pattern and am very pleased with the results. Pattern Overview Twig and Tale has 2 shoe patterns. […]

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DIY Washable Weighted Blanket, learn with emily dot com

DIY Washable Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are often recommended for providing calming deep pressure input for individuals with anxiety, ADHD, ASD, and insomnia. The blanket contains some kind of weighting material distributed throughout the blanket to provide overall deep pressure input. This tutorial described the process I use to make a DIY washable weighted blanket. Disclaimer: This tutorial explains […]

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ask me monday, autism genetics and autism family support tips, learn with emily dot com

Autism Genetics & Autism Family Support Tips

This first Ask Me Monday (AMM1) question covers the topics of 1) the genetic basis of autism and 2) autism family support. Families with multiple autistic members find themselves in a situation where it is helpful to balance differing routine and sensory needs. This article include Autism Family Support Tips to help gain that balance. […]

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