Best Gifts for an Autistic Child
What to buy to help a child with Special Needs?
As the parent of a child who is in the autism spectrum(PDD-NOS). I know that it can be hard to try and pick the right gifts that will meet sensory needs of that child. Some are sensory seeking while others are aversive to sensory. Each child is different, and this list is only a suggestive list, so that perhaps they may be of some use for your child or a child you may know. I feel the need to say that there are so many different types of products out there, and this is just a small portion.
Using the Ipad or a Tablet Computer to help a Child with Autism
Making communication a little easier through technology
These computers make an excellent tool for kids with special needs, because they are easy to use. They also have touch screens, and can be used for children with speech problems as a way to communicate. Below is a list of a few different ones to check out and see what meets you and your childs needs.
Ipads and Tablet Computers
9.7 Retina Display; 2048 x 1536 Resolution
Apple iOS 5; Dual-Core A5X Chip with Quad-Core Graphics
5 Megapixel iSight Camera; 1080p Video Recording
Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); 16 GB Capacityes: 1 x Headphones - Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm, 1 x Docking / port replicator - 30-pin dock connector
Up to 10 Hours of Battery Life; 1.44 lbs
It has a rating of 4.3 stars out of 5
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
10.1-inch Multitouch 720p HD Screen (1280 x 800)
16GB Internal Memory; microSD expansion up to 32GB
Wireless N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth 3.0
1GHz Dual-Core Processor; 1GB RAM
4out of 5 stars
Size Name: 16GB | Item Shape: Wifi | Color Name: White
Designed for Apple's 2nd generation of iPads
9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1 GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed processor
Forward facing and rear facing cameras
Apple's iOS 4 and access to Apple's app store
4.3 out of 5 star rating
Other Gift Ideas on Amazon
This really good for sensory input for kids who like pressure.
Kids love this vibrating toy.
Highly recommend this book , as my son's developmental pediatrician recommended it to us.
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