Managing lockdown during a pandemic might be one of the most difficult things you ever need to do with your autistic or ADHD child.
How do you play when your friends aren’t here?
The key consideration when engaging children with additional needs, is to ensure their comfort and well-being, during play time. Lockdown is already a cause of anxiety for many kids with autism or ADHD.
All children have great capacity for play; many will derive pleasure and intellectual stimulation from any increased engagement from their parent. Functional education supports children’s learning in a more organic way, leaving rigid structure of classrooms and textbooks behind! It’s about teaching and learning in a spontaneous way, using the environment as the key stimulus for learning. Autistic and ADHD kids thrive in low stress environments that are less constraining than the classroom.
Crazy imaginative play never fails to delight
Imaginative play such as…
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