Every parent knows the struggle that comes with having kids who are feeling stir-crazy from being stuck inside. It seems like a natural solution to many families to find online activities that will not only entertain their little ones, but also educate them. When you have a child with a sensory-processing disorder like autism, however, getting online can be a tricky situation. Many websites are filled with bold colors, loud sounds, and overstimulating graphics that can trigger anxiety in children with sensory sensitivities, so it’s important to carefully choose the websites you allow your child to visit.
There is good news: there are several fun, educational, and sensory-friendly online destinations for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to enjoy, and we’ve put together a list of some of the highest-rated options. Whether you’re hoping to boost your child’s education or help her learn more about critical social skills, these websites are here to help. Read more.