Podcast 13: TV, Toys, and Cognitive Development (Part 1 of 2: Part 2 will be How to Use Open-Ended Toys to Foster Creative and Fantasy Play)

In this episode, Amy shares how parents can turn sedentary screen time into an interactive and engaging experience.

Part 1 of a 2 part series.  Part 2, will be on the importance of also taking the time to put the screens away and use open-ended toys to foster creative and fantasy play.

Don’t forget to check out our website at www.bigabilities.com

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4 year old with Autism playing along with an episode of Elmo.

 

Examples of Interactive Bins
Examples of Interactive Bins
Color Crew Interactive Binder
Color Crew Interactive Binder
Interacting with the movie Sing.
Interacting with the movie Sing.
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Amy Nielsen lives in Orlando, Florida. She is the proud mother of four children ranging in age from 3-30! She and her husband, Brent enjoy sports and traveling. Amy is a former teacher with 20 years experience, a freelance writer, and special needs advocate. Her mission is to help educate and empower families of children with disabilities to focus on their child's interests and strengths.