October 2017

  • Halloween Tips and Tricks for Individuals With Autism

    As October approaches, scary movies and costumes enter the mix. For children, especially those with autism, this can be very frightening. However, with a little bit of planning and preparation, this can be a season enjoyed by all. Fall festivals and activities, particularly Halloween and trick-or-treating, involve skills and concepts that children with autism may struggle with. The following suggestions are just a few ways to help your child overcome these prepare for some of these Fall activities.

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  • Autism Speaks Walk Houston 2017

    The Autism Speaks Walk raises funds to support research and programs for individuals diagnosed with autism. Spectacular Kids staff will be participating in the walk, so please come join us in support of this spectacular cause!

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  • The Toilet Training Challenge

    As a parent, toilet training is a challenge we must all face and conquer! Your decision to potty train your child should not be based on age alone. To be successful, children should be able to control their bowel and bladder muscles. If your child is able to stay dry for several hours or if they typically go on a schedule, this is a great indicator that your child has control of these muscles. While it can be an intimidating process, we hope to provide you with tips and suggestions to aide in achieving this major milestone.

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