Meta Auden

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WHY LOCKDOWN HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY HARD FOR THOSE ON SPECTRUM AND WHY COMING OUT OF IT MAY ALSO NOT BE EASY

It is a year now since we first went into lockdown and though we have had short periods out of it, for many of us it seems like it has been one long year without any semblance of normality. For many this has been true, due to shielding, not seeing family, not being able to …

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Meta Spectra Sensory Clothing NVTV Interview

Interview with NVTV – Meta Auden

Watch Spectra Sensory director Meta Auden interview with NVTV. NVTV, also known as Northern Visions Television, is a local community television station based in the city of Belfast. Spectra Sensory Clothing is a Belfast based apparel manufacturer and distributor creating a school/casual line of clothing for young people with autism/sensory conditions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjuHhHhIow0 Our autistic clothing varies …

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Meta Auden Kirsty Auden

Daughter who inspired mother to make clothing for autistic children

When Belfast woman Meta Auden’s daughter was growing up, she realised that little Kirsty had sensory issues with clothes. She tells Stephanie Bell how she decided to set up her own business to help others get clothing for autistic children.  A big-hearted Belfast mum has developed a range of clothing for children with autism after …

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Meta Auden Spectra Sensory Clothing

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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