Sensory Disorders

Fourth of July Tips for Individuals with Autism

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Fireworks are a fun tradition for many on the 4th of July. What many of us fail to recognize is how the loud sounds they emit affect children with autism. The experience can be overwhelming and even painful to a child on the autism spectrum, due to the lights and sounds of the fireworks. With proper preparation and by following the list of helpful tips, our therapists at Mobile Therapy Centers recommend, you increase the possibilities of enjoying the holiday …
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Trick or Treating Tips for Sensory Sensitive Children

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Mobile Therapy Centers wishes everyone a Happy October! We know that the season of pumpkins, spooky decorations, costumes, and candy is upon us, and this can be an overwhelming time for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have sensory sensitivity. This Fall, on October 25th, Mobile Therapy Centers will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event designed specifically for children with ASD in our office parking lot. Our ABA therapists, who specialize in working with this population, have …
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Fourth of July Reminders for Children with Sensory Sensitivities

One of the most exciting events in summer is the 4th of July. Barbecues, family gatherings, carnivals, and of course fireworks. However, this holiday can quickly become a nightmare for a family who has a child with autism or other special needs. The 4th can be challenging for any child, but for someone who is prone to sensory overload, it can be extremely overwhelming. Autism Speaks does a great job in naming a few tips and tricks for families dealing …
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