Sensational Summer – Sensory and Movement Activities to Reduce Stress and Improve Sensory Processing

little boy laying in the shallow end of a pool with his chin resting on his hands, he is looking straight into the camera. He has dark brown hair and blue goggles on his head.

Written by Maureen Bennie Summer is a great time to explore the outdoors, try new sensory activities and enjoy a more relaxed pace. Let’s explore some sensory activities that can help reduce stress while improving sensory processing and quality of life. Introduce Seasonal Foods Through Cooking and Gardening Activities There are two activities that we had our autistic son, Marc, do … Read More

Preparing Young Adults with Disabilities for College

This post was authored by SNA member Beth C. Manes, Esq., Co-Founder and Partner at Manes & Weinberg Special Needs Lawyers, LLC. in Westfield, NJ, and Denise Gackenheimer Verzella, a Senior Associate with her firm. An SNA member since 2022, Beth focuses her practice on the areas of Special Education Law, Special Needs Planning, Guardianships and Estate Planning.   Every parent experiences some anxiety as … Read More