You are my heart! I am your voice!

My Dear Mitra, Four years ago you were diagnosed with intellectual disability and autism. Even though we had had some suspicions for a while, to hear the doctor say “Mitra is intellectually disabled” and to see the report says “diagnosis : severe intellectual disability” struck me hard. We thought you just had delayed development because […]

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Optimistic Parenting – A New Look at Parents with Challenging Children

Optimistic Parenting Positive feelings toward the child with intellectual and developmental disabilities may be associated with a broader optimistic outlook. An optimistic perspective on life may help promote well-being and safeguard caregivers from the deleterious effects of stress and depression. Optimism may also predict how parents interact with their children, particularly when children exhibit challenging […]

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Kinetic Sand – Funny, Soothing and Mess-Free

  With Kinetic sand there is no need for shining Sun or rising temperatures to be able to play some good old fashioned sandplay! Sandplay is a psychotherapeutic technique which can be used for soothing, tactile stimulation and funny learning.  Using sand and the miniatures gives children a symbolic way of expressing their feelings and their worldview. […]

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Sensory LED Projector

LED sensory mood lighting can have a positive, calming effect on children with special needs. It helps to develop, balance and encourage creativity and well-being within the home. Research between lighting and autism has shown numerous positive associations between color and mood. Certain colors, such as blue, can help towards creativity and calmness. Mood lighting adds to […]

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Sensory Bubble Tube – Captivating piece of sensory equipment

Bubble tubes are an essential element to any multi-sensory room, they  are captivating pieces of sensory equipment, the combination of ever-changing bubbles and colors creates a magical focus point in any darkened area. Bubble tubes are perhaps the most distinctive accessory in multi-sensory environments, whether it is in a calming room or an interactive room, […]

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