10 Fun Summer Activities for Children with Special Needs

July 06, 2016
Summer is here! The longer days, the milder weather, and the migration to outdoors activities – for most of us, it is the best time of year. But summer can be a headache too. How to fill the days with activities that are exciting – but also educational?

Parents, particularly of children with special needs, are constantly trying to think of fun, interesting activities that can also benefit their children’s social skills, motor skills or cognitive abilities. But, even the most creative parents and professional au pairs can have moments of feeling tapped out of ideas and wondering – what can we do next?

The below blog post from Achieve Beyond, which provides pediatric therapy, autism and early intervention services, offers 10 simple ideas – from making lemonade to digging for worms to painting with ice cubes – that take advantage of the warm summer months. Your professional au pair is a great resource to provide your children with fun, yet educational activites.

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