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Autism Resources

We Rock the Spectrum 2020 Vision – The Year in Review

February 26,2021

The year 2020 was undoubtedly a year for the books! As what will notoriously go down in history as one of the most challenging years yet, We Rock the Spectrum Worldwide is proud to say that we have come out of 2020 stronger. We are now more ready than ever to continue making a difference […]

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Healthy Ways for Stressed Parents to Cope During the Pandemic

February 26,2021

By Linda Robinson There’s a reason why flight attendants tell you to put on your own mask first before helping someone else. After all, you can’t help others when you don’t have enough air yourself! This may sound like a strange analogy, but parenting a child with autism is the same way. You can’t be […]

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Virtual Learning Programs at We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

February 26,2021

In response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, schools across the nation are transitioning to online learning for the first time. This change is presenting particular challenges for children across the spectrum, who often need consistency, structure, and routine to thrive. Not to mention, parents of these kiddos are also finding themselves increasingly overwhelmed […]

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4 Reasons Music Is a Powerful Tool for Autistic Children

February 26,2021

Music is a language that speaks to everyone. For autistic children, music isn’t just words, it’s a tool that helps improve their socialization, learning, and communication skills. Here we’ll look at the amazing power music can have on children with autism, and how as a parent, you can introduce music into your child’s routine. What […]

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18 Social Skills Activities for Kids with Autism and Sensory Issues

February 26,2021

If you’re looking for social skills activities for kids with autism, as well as practical tips to help you teach social skills to a child on the autism spectrum, you’ve come to the right place! Autism and Social Skills While no two children with autism are the same, and the range and intensity of symptoms […]

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12 Popular Games Adapted for Children with Autism

February 26,2021

By Jenna Wharff, Ed.M Play is often described as the “work” of childhood, where children can make friendships, learn social skills, come to understand expected group behavior, consequences, turn taking, and cooperation, not to mention have some fun! Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can reap these same benefits by playing games with other kids, though […]

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How Nutrition Impacts Children With Autism

February 26,2021

There are no real answers to the question of what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There are many theories and possibilities, however, ranging from the advent of processed foods to genetic mutations and metabolic disorders. One thing is certain, though: children with autism often suffer from nutritional deficiencies, which are brought on by behavioral or […]

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How to Stop Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from Wandering

February 26,2021

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder are often struggling to manage their child’s wandering and whereabouts. Nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorder try to wander or run off, causing tremendous concern to parents and guardians. However, understanding and monitoring your child’s wandering can help put a stop to this behavior. Acknowledging the […]

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Top Safety Tips and Products for Kids With Autism

February 26,2021

By Lisa Jo Rudy  Every parent worries about their child’s safety. Parents of children with autism worry more, and for good reason. Children with autism are both more vulnerable and more likely to place themselves in harm’s way than typically developing kids of the same age. Fortunately, there are a number of steps parents can take to avoid risk and […]

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Creating the Ultimate Sensory Room for Your Toddler

February 26,2021

A sensory room is essentially a space where a young child with or without learning disabilities can go to experience calming sensations. They can be customized for any need, budget, and available space. Although most closely associated as a tool for children on the autism spectrum, sensory rooms, which first gained national attention in the 1970s, […]

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How to Explain Autism to Children

February 26,2021

Big Bird was confused. The new, orange-haired girl playing on Sesame Street seemed like she didn’t want to talk to him or give him a high five. He was worried that she didn’t like him. Of course, what the parents watching likely already knew was that the character Julia, who was introduced last year, has autism, as […]

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Our ROCKIN’ NEW Equipment – Climbing Mountain and Rope Bridge

June 3,2020

For the first time since opening our doors in 2010, We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym has added two NEW pieces of equipment to our gyms. We’re excited to introduce you to the Climbing Mountain and Rope Bridge! Originally featured on the We Rock on Wheels bus, these two pieces of equipment are joining our official […]

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We Rock on Wheels Brings Sensory Play to You

April 22,2020

A healthy sensory diet leads to well-rounded neurological development for kids, especially for those with special needs. Engaging in play with our specialized occupational therapy equipment is a huge component in fulfilling your sensory diet. During these difficult times where social distancing is necessary, providing sensory play may be a difficult task for many families. […]

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Why You Should Book Your Next Party with Us

March 4,2020

Looking for an enjoyable activity to keeps your kids up and moving during the holiday break? Our Winter School’s Out Program is here! From Monday, December 23rd to Friday, January 10th (excludes weekends), we will

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