30 Indoor Activities for Kids with Autism for Bad Weather Days!
The good news is that the internet is full of all kinds of indoor activities for kids with autism and other special needs, and we have rounded up 30 ideas to help get your creative juices flowing! We have broken them down by category – quiet activities, sensory integration activities, activities that teach social skills, sensory games and activities, and task boxes for autism – and made sure to include links to free pintables and worksheets you can download.
All our welcome to join us for this Winter Edition Southwick Zoo Club. This program is open to all ages. Home and school classrooms that support students with autism are welcome and invited to join us on Zoom.
The Autism Alliance Linda M. Olsen Library is pleased to welcome Guest Speaker Elizabeth Field, Author of the new book Building Communication and Independence for Children Across the Spectrum. Elizabeth is a Speech/Language Pathologist with over 40 years of experience providing therapy and consultation for children, families, and school teams impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Elizabeth has volunteered with the Autism Alliance in the past and we are very pleased to have her exclusively with the us on zoom.
Socializing with masks on? Yes! The Social Mask from Fun and Function features a transparent communication window that keeps facial expressions visible. This helps kids and adults stay attuned to nonverbal cues and social nuances and allows the deaf to read lips. Kids can also more easily recognize familiar faces, reducing anxiety when wearing face masks for coronavirus.