4 Halloween tips for children with sensory disorders

As a child, I looked forward to going trick or treating. But when I was out there with my dad and sister, the scary costumes others wore and the limits placed on my own sensory abilities sometimes caused stress and anxiety. Many of our costumes had a plastic mask and clothing to wear over regular clothes. The masks had poor … Continue reading 4 Halloween tips for children with sensory disorders

Keep your kids safe and healthy this Halloween

Halloween conjures up images of pumpkin buckets overflowing with candy, door-to-door trick-or-treating and costumed children. With the spread of H1N1, the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and concerns about kids’ general safety on Halloween night, parents are looking for healthy and safe ways to celebrate the holiday. The following are tips for a healthy, yet … Continue reading Keep your kids safe and healthy this Halloween