Recent Posts by Danielle Shulman

Does Hand Flapping Mean My Child Has Autism?

Self-stimulatory behaviors or "stimming" are commonplace in autistic kids or those with a sensory processing disorder. But, even a typically-developing child may display these types of behaviors as well. And, even if you notice your child hand flapping or showing other types of these behaviors, it isn't a definite indication your child has autism. These behaviors…
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How Can the Ann Arbor Visual Training Program Help My Child?

The benefits of visual training for children go well beyond the initial benefits of helping children develop reading and writing skills. It improves visual discrimination, allowing children to discern things like letter size, capital versus lower cases letters, words, and sequence. About the Ann Arbor Visual Training Program and Its Benefits The Ann Arbor Visual Training Program offers…
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Traveling Tips for Kids with Autism, ADHD, or Sensory Processing Disorders

Traveling with kids is tough. Traveling with kids who have special needs or considerations because of sensory processing disorders, ADHD, or autism adds new dimensions to the difficulty. Flying with Children Who Have Sensory Processing Disorder and Similar Special Needs There are a variety of things you can do. First, make sure your child is well fed…
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