Special needs summer fun. Does that sound like an oxymoron? These ten Different Dream posts explain how to make summer fun for your kids with special needs and the entire family. Check them out and then, let the special needs summer fun begin!
A sensory garden adds spice to summer for kids with special needs and their families. In How to Create a Sensory Garden for Kids with Special Needs, guest blogger Trish Shaeffer gives step-by-step instructions about how to create a garden with your kids.
A little planning for summer goes a long way. Guest blogger Sheri Dacon knows this from experience and shares her best tips in Summer Planning Tips for Parents of Kids with Special Needs.
The transition from school to summer can be rough for kids with special needs and their families. Guest blogger and child psychologist Liz Matthies offers some simple tips to ease the transition in Summer Transition Tips for Kids with Special Needs.
Routines are very comforting for many children with special needs. Guest blogger Kimberly Drew runs through the summer routines she’s put in place to make her daughter feel safe and secure all summer long in 4 Special Needs Summer Routines.
Any parent who’s been in the hospital with a child over the Fourth of July, knows it won’t make their summer fun hit parade. 4th of July Hospital Red, White, and Blues offers ideas friends can employ to bring some fun to an Independence Day hospital stay.
The sounds, smells, and sights of Fourth of July are often too much for children with sensory sensitivities. Over the years, guest blogger Kimberly Drew instituted precautionary measures to make the Fourth fun for her daughters. You can read about them in Happy Special Needs Fourth of July!
Summer = Travel for many families. But the two can be a difficult combination when special needs enter the mix. Guest blogger Kathy Kuhl’s series addresses many of the challenges related to the subject. In Part 1 of Travel and Kids with Special Needs, she outlines 3 strategies to simplify the process.
Travel and Kids with Special Needs, Part 2 by guest blogger Kathy Kuhl completes her series with 3 more tips about how to simplify travel with kids who have special needs so that a good time can be had by all.
Special Needs Summer Fun Post #2
Do you want to keep your kids reading this summer? These 10 Summer Reading Tips for Kids with Special Needs can help maintain reading skills and make doing so fun. Now that’s a win-win, isn’t it?
These 12 Fun Summer Activities for Kids with Special Needs were compiled by guest blogger Sylvia Phillips. This post offers oodles of fun for every member of the family. And isn’t that what summer is supposed to be for all kids?
Did your favorites special needs summer fun posts and tips make the list? If not, leave them in the comment box. And by the way, have a great summer!
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