Is Risperdal Safe for Children With Autism?

Is Risperdal Safe for Children With Autism? Risperdal (Respond) is an antipsychotic drug that can relieve symptoms and improve behavior in kids with autism. A review performed in 2007 of…

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5 Best Sensory Activities for Children With Autism 

Sensory Activities for Children with Autism

Sensory toys or games are great ways to incorporate developmental communication skills with your child. While you and your child enjoy playing together, it is an excellent time for you to turn the fun interaction into a communication opportunity. This article suggests 5 sensory activities for children with autism. It includes practical tips on incorporating developmental and communications skills while playing with your child according to ESDM and PRT. We unpacked evidence-based interventions into practical parenting skills.

  1. Kinetic Sand – Sensory Activity:

Ever since the kinetic sand came into our lives, it has not stopped being the best toy for our kids to play with! My kids love it! They love how it feels between their hands and fingers, the shapes it creates, and the way they can “disassemble” and destroy it. Aside from the great fun, my kids also learn essential and varied skills during the game with kinetic sand. To give you some ideas, we have selected some skills from the ESDM’s curriculum, which can be combined while playing with kinetic sand.

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SocialMind’s founder and CEO Dr. Keren Sagiv Friedgut shared her personal story, the development of SocialMind platform, and the company’s vision at the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY, Inc. at the United Nation

A note from Keren: “It was truly an honor to share SocialMind’s impact with the committee As a sustainable tool of social development, SocialMind belongs naturally in the UN community of sustainable development. Therefore, as the committee state, SocialMind will leave no one behind”

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SocialMind at the United Nation

SocialMind's founder and CEO Dr. Keren Sagiv Friedgut shared her personal story, the development of SocialMind platform, and the company's vision at the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY, Inc. at the United Nation A…

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My Story – Dr. Keren Sagiv-Friedgut

My name is Dr. Keren Sagiv Friedgut, a professional pediatrician and mother of three. 11 years ago, my daughter Michal got a diagnosis of autism. Alongside the high levels of…

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Autism and Sleep- Setting boundaries around sleep

Lying in bed, my ankles sore, my husband reads his book with a reading lamp.Five minutes later, Michal arrives, stands at the door, and shouts, "Get back to bed" with…

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The Early Start Denver Model for Children with Autism

The ESDM (Early Start Denver Model) belongs to a family of interventions that are - naturalistic (which means that they are implemented in the child's natural environment), developmental (which means…

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