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How Music Helps Children With Autism

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s ADDM autism prevalence report concluded that the prevalence of autism had risen to 1 in every 68 births in the United States in 2014 — nearly twice as great as the 2004 rate of 1 in 125 — and almost 1 in 54 boys. While no cure exists, autism is treatable. That’s where music therapy can help. Nearly all people feel a deep connection to music that changes their mental and physical states. Music isn’t just something we hear, but something we interact with and feel.

 

Skill-Building Activities for Children With Autism

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When parenting a child with autism, incorporating organized movement into your child’s daily routine is a positive way to inspire holistic health and wellness while supporting his individual learning style. After all, children on the autism spectrum are still kids and they like to run, play, and kick a soccer ball like everyone else. They just need to be taught based on their motor skill level.

Teaching Emotions to Children With Autism

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As a parent, you’ve already discovered that recognizing and regulating emotions can be hard for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While difficult, it is possible for you to help your child with autism grow in emotional development, which can help them understand and respond to family, friends, and others in their life more appropriately.

Fidget Infinity Cube

The Fidget Infinity Cube is specifically designed to help those with Autism, ADHD, anxiety or stress. By playing with the cube, the operator can increase attention span, intensify focus, create relaxation and relieve tension. Not to mention, decrease nervous stemming behaviors like, biting or picking. Measuring 1.5″ x 1.5″, the cube is a small fidget accessory that allows the operator to make different shapes, twist and turn.

Not recommended for kids under 3 years of age.

Available in 2 colors: Space and Gray (specify when ordering)

What to Do with Your Picky Eating Autistic Child

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Researchers at Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are five times more likely to have mealtime challenges such as food selectivity, ritualistic eating behaviors, and tantrums.