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It is very common for children who have Autism, ADHD and Anxiety to experience overstimulation in environments that are very stimulating, ones that they cannot control or ones that are not predictable. The grocery store, having many guest in your home and bouncy houses could be a perfect example where overstimulation could take place.

One tip that I would follow is that If you find that your child is overstimulated, remove him or her from that environment and find one that is calm and quiet.

I would love to get the readers involved in this blog and hear YOUR stories and what works well for your child. Please comment below to get our chatter started!!!

July 15, 2015

Overstimulation in Children

It is very common for children who have Autism, ADHD and Anxiety to experience overstimulation in environments that are very stimulating, ones that they cannot control or ones that are not predictable. The grocery store, having many guest in your home and bouncy houses could be a perfect example where overstimulation could take place. One tip […]
June 16, 2015

Reviewing your Child’s IEP over the Summer!

Summer is the perfect time to review your child’s IEP. Are you satisfied with your child’s progress? Were your child’s goals meaningful, are you thinking about an IEE, did he/she receive the proper services this year and is your child properly placed in a program/environment that meets their needs? Always remember that your child’s IEP is […]
January 30, 2015

Adapted Sports and Recreation Opportunities for Children with Disabilities in Northern Virginia

I spend a lot of time and energy each week watching my son practice and compete in baseball. It’s a full time job watching him play both for competitive travel and our local Little League but it’s his passion so I smile. I also have to admit, as parents is does bring us great joy to […]
January 30, 2015

Grab your Popcorn and Let the Movie Watching Begin!

It’s that time of year again and I’m not talking about gearing up for taxes…I’m talking about movie watching time. When the air outside is freezing and curling up to a good movie is solace. Last year, I posted a blog about sensory friendly movies and wanted to let you know of the current movies in […]
September 29, 2014

Parents Supporting Parents

It seems these days that there are support groups for about anything you can possibly dream of. I did some searching and I couldn’t find anything in the local area that supported parents with children on IEP’s! I thought, wouldn’t it be great if parents could meet once a month and support each other and talk […]