15 simple and easy self relaxation strategies for children with ASD

Causes of Stress and anxiety in children with ASD:-

  1. Changes in routine – for example, not going to a weekly piano lesson because the teacher is sick
  2. Changes in environment – for example, a new house, or furniture in different places at home
  3. Unfamiliar social situations – for example, a birthday party at an unfamiliar house
  4. Sensory sensitivities – for example, sensitivities to particular noises, bright lights, specific flavours or food textures
  5. Fear of a particular situation, activity or object – for example, sleeping in their own bed, going to the toilet, balloons or vacuum cleaners.
  6. Inability to express his/her feelings and needs.

What can we do about it ?

Self Relaxing Techniques

How these techniques can be used by kids effectively ?

About the writer :-

The writer’s name is Abhipsa Parida. She is an occupational therapist specialised in pediatrics and has been handling kids with special needs since 5 years. She is quite experienced and skillful in observation, assessment and planning intervention for kids with special needs. She uses evidence based practice and is very creative and updated in her approach while handling kids with special needs. She has her own clinic in Bhubaneswar and has handled many kids of different age groups with varying needs.

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My name is Abhipsa Parida. I am an occupational therapist and I have been handling kids with special needs since 6 years. I run my own clinic in Bhubaneswar

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Abhipsa Parida

Abhipsa Parida

My name is Abhipsa Parida. I am an occupational therapist and I have been handling kids with special needs since 6 years. I run my own clinic in Bhubaneswar

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