Year: 2020

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Special Needs Funding Gap Worsens Anxiety As Parents Are Forced To Pay For Private Assessments – Autism Clothing

Worrying about paying for autism clothing? Government targets to have children to have an assessment and statement of special needs within 34 weeks could be at risk unless another £30m of funding is made available, according to evidence given to Department of Education officials. Ricky Irwin was giving evidence to the Assembly Committee for Education …

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Have You Tried Weighted Clothing For Your Child With Autism?

Ever considered Weighted Clothing? As a parent or guardian of a child with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you’ll know only too well the distress and discomfort that clothing can cause your child. Trying to find clothing that doesn’t upset your child or cause their skin irritation can be, on occasion, …

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Clothes for Autistic Children

What Is Sensory Clothing & How Can It Improve Your Child’s Quality Of Life

People ask us – what is sensory clothing? Most people think about clothes in terms of style and design, but few really think about the actual fabrics that they wear and how it feels against the skin. That, sadly, is not the case for children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and autism, however.  Meta Auden, …

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Does Your Autistic Child Hate Wearing A School Uniform? This Could Be The Answer!

Ever looked for a school uniform for an autistic child. Arguments for and against wearing school uniforms have raged since time immemorial. From ‘reducing peer pressure’ and ‘improving focus’ to ‘stifling individuality’ and ‘unaffordable cost for parents’, there’s no doubt that there are both pros and cons for uniforms.  For parents of children with Autism …

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Sensory Clothing

Ear Defenders: What Are They and Why Might Your Autistic Child Need Them

Children with autism often have a hard time dealing with noise, whether that be loud noises, constant background noise or strange sounds they may not be familiar with.  Background noise is a constant nuisance and can be overwhelming for a child with Autism causing difficulties when making decisions, constant confusion and distractions.  Ear defenders or …

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Books For Understanding Autism

20 Books Worth Reading If You Have A Child On The Autistic Spectrum

When it comes to communicating with your child on the autistic spectrum it can often be a difficult and frustrating task for both of you. So, here are some books for understanding autism together. But one parent found books were the perfect communication tool for her daughter. Meta Auden, owner of Spectra Sensory Clothing, was …

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