Tips & Suggestions

  • Overcoming Fatigue as a Parent of a Special Needs Child
    Overall, according to Pew Research Center, 14 percent of students in the United States participate in a special education program. If you’re the parent of a special needs child, you’ve likely experienced your fair share of fatigue along the way. While it is mainly normal to feel tired or frustrated on occasion, it’s possible to combat fatigue by using the right approach. Funtastic Learning Toys shows how you can assess your level of fatigue and work to overcome it.
  • Tips to Create a Great Bedroom for a Child with ASD
    Children on the autism spectrum flourish under different circumstances than their peers. This is why it is important for parents to create a bedroom environment that encourages them to do so while making them feel safe, comfortable, and happy. The changes don’t have to be huge or difficult to implement: all that it takes is a bit of extra
  • Encourage a Child with a Learning Disability to Get Involved with the Arts
    Statistics indicate that one in five kids in the US has a learning disability, which can result in falling behind in school, disciplinary issues, and low self-esteem. Whether a child has an issue with reading, writing, speaking, listening, reasoning, or solving math problems, these disabilities don’t mean they’re not bright.
  • Handy Tips for Your Child’s First Eye Exam
    Regular visits to the ophthalmologist are a simple and effective way to maintain eye health. Children especially need eye exams to detect issues such as lazy eyes or visual impairments. These problems must be addressed, either by fixing the problem, prescribing corrective lenses, or making accommodations for their comfort and safety. However, eye exams can be
  • 5 Ways to Get Children with Learning Disabilities Involved in the Arts
    Art is a great equalizer — a universal language that helps people from all walks of life communicate in meaningful ways. Children, especially, have a spark that pushes them to create, play, and thrive in an imaginative world. As Picasso famously said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”