Autism doesn't have to mean no famiily vaction
and more Tips for holidays, travel, safety
A visual schedule helps him understand why and how his routine will change, allows him to focus on the fun to come and lowers his anxiety over being in a different place with different people."
See the article in care.com:
5 Ways to Make the Holidays Happier for Children with Special Needs
Gifts are favorite part of holiday and no exceptions for our special need children. There are more consideration and homework to do to prepare holiday gifts for our children. How to find gifts the perfect, age appropriate, skill appropriate and fun toys for any child on your list?
Toy guide for differently-abled kids ---A toy guide developed by Toysrus. It is well categorized with handy toy finder index (Auditory, creativity, fine motor, gross motor, language, self esteem, social skills, tactile, thinking , visual)
Fat Brain Toys provide a comprehensive resource where caregivers of individuals with special needs can go to find information on developmentally appropriate toys, games and tools.
Therapro: provide high quality and most economical therapeutic and educational resources for all ages and abilities, from kids to adults. Great resource for gifts. http://www.therapro.com/