trains' impact on autistic children

How Trains Can Have an Impact on Autistic Children

Researchers have long known that autistic children are drawn to trains. Many individuals on the spectrum are attracted to trains for a variety of reasons. As a parent of an autistic child, you may find that this hobby is both educational and therapeutic for your child. Here are five ways that trains can have a positive impact on your autistic child and how you can support this interest.

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Improve Kids’ Digital Safety with a Monitoring App

All parents, with even a basic knowledge of the threats posed by digital technologies to their children, are concerned. Some parents even go to extreme lengths, such as seizing digital devices from their children. Cyberbullying, loss of privacy, online scams, identity theft, device use habits, exposure to inappropriate content, and contact with cyber predators are serious dangers. It is understandable why parents resort to extreme measures. However, such an approach is counterproductive because technologies such as smartphones, social media, internet connectivity, and digital entertainment are an essential component of a child’s life.

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How Make You & Your Kid Feel Safer Back at School

Back to school is an exciting time for the kids to catch up with school friends, meet new children, and upgrade to the next grade. But it can also be a time with many uncertain occurrences. Often, children get involved in accidents either on the way to school or even at school. Parents should learn the basic tips for keeping safety measures in ensuring that the kids have a safe stay experience in the school times. Although there are severe forms of accidents such as school mass shootings, parents can prevent some accidents by getting committed to the kids’ safety and especially during this time of COVID-19. Below are tips to make you and your kids feel safe back to school.

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How to Help Kids Build Fine Motor Skills

In order to use the small muscle groups in our hands, wrists, and fingers in a controlled way, we need fine motor skills. Having these skills is what gives us the ability to perform basic tasks, such as writing, eating, brushing our teeth, and getting dressed. Working on fine motor skills with kids helps to ensure that they will be capable of completing daily tasks, school work, and other activities successfully and independently. 

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Why You Should Beach Camp This Summer (Printable Activities)

There’s nothing in the world that compares to beach camping. Whether you’re pitching a tent in the sand, glamping in a cabin, or hitching up the Airstream for an RV trip—the beach has something for everyone. Your kids will love exploring the coast for seashells, body surfing along the waves, and playing beach games around the campfire. So why should you plan a camping trip to the beach this summer? 

train videos help children with autism

How Train Videos Can Help Children with Autism

A child with autism faces many challenges in their daily life. However, with the right stimulation, a child on the autism spectrum will be able to find comfort and enjoyment. One of the most calming and enjoyable forms of stimulation for an autistic child is trains. For many reasons, trains provide a unique way for a child to stay focused and relaxed. Let’s take a look at how using videos with trains can help a child with autism.