4 Easy Ways of Making Your Home More Special Needs Friendly – A Collaborative Post From Autisable

Creating a safe, welcoming, and sensory-friendly environment at home for children on the autism spectrum is an area that families may not know how to address. But since autistic children’s needs can be very unique, creating a home environment that caters to those needs is essential in setting them up for success. But how do you start? The following article, from Autisable, can help!

The article focuses on 4 main areas of your home and considerations for your autistic loved one:

  • Eating Space
  • A Place to Rest
  • A Safer Bathroom
  • A Place to Read

Making a home that is livable for a special needs child is not easy but it’s not rocket science. You can implement all of these things within a week and your children will feel safer, more engaged, and experience more stable moods.

– Autisable Collaborative Post

To read to complete article, click the link below!

4 Easy Ways of Making Your Home More Special Needs Friendly

Autisable is a community-based website that connects people who are in or are interested in the autism community. Autisable is a network of syndicated blogs, nonprofit organizations, and other professionals.

Founding lead editor, Joel Manzer, also runs the Autisable Dads: Life With Autism From a Parent’s Perspective podcast. On the show, Joel talks with Media professionals, business owners and non-profits to discuss what they are doing to help families get the services they need. He also talks with other Autism Parents and Autistic individuals about their life and Autism. You can listen to Autisable Dad’s on the Autistable website or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

For more information on creating safe, welcoming and sensory-friendly spaces for your loved ones you can can also check out:

“Designing Interiors For Autism” by Live Well Designs’ Wendy Valente

Keeping Children With Special Needs Safe at Home with Child Senior Safety

The Maxtrix Bed by Maxwood Furniture

When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

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Amy Nielsen

Amy Nielsen is a former children's librarian of nearly twenty years. She now spends most of her time obsessively pounding on a keyboard. She is the author of It Takes a Village: How to Build a Support System for Your Exceptional Needs Family, Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her upcoming YA Worth it debuts in May of 2024. She is also a freelance writer for The Autism Helper. When she's not writing, she and her family are most likely crusing the waters of Tampa Bay.