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Posts Tagged ‘outdoor play’

Harnessing the Power of Nature: Outdoor Sensory Activities for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Holistic health improves when children spend time playing outdoors (Dankiw et al., 2020; Gill, 2015; McQuay et al., 2020; McCormick, 2017). Children with autism spectrum disorder demonstrate increased world connections with outdoor sensory activities, as the natural environment affords more...

Creating a Summer Routine: Enriching (And Fun!) Activities for Children With Disabilities

Summer is a time of fun in the sun and making new memories. Although my children are now grown, I distinctly remember the days when they could not wait for their summer break to begin. As a parent, this time of year brought both feelings of excitement and apprehension. I wondered how I would...