Category: Activities

Food Play

Who has a picky eater?! Then it’s time to play with food!! Use exposure therapy to get little ones familiar with new items. The more they see the item, the more likely they are to try it. This isn’t going to happen over night….

Table Time

A common concern most parents have is for their child to sit and eat at the table. Since eating isn’t a favorite for most children with autism, sitting at the table won’t be either. The first thing that needs to be done is to…

Teaching colors

As with any task, when you’re first teaching a new subject, always pair the label with the item. It’s going to take time before the child can say┬áthe name of the color, so stay away from asking “What color is it?”. Check the level…

Motor Skills: Playing Train

One of my favorite toys to use is a wooden train set. Depending on the child, I use it for many reasons, in this case it’s for motor. Building the train set helps with balance and coordination. I’m not an OT/PT so I don’t…