Tag Archive: Autism

Five Autism-Friendly Days Out to Enjoy

Statistics from the National Autistic Society indicate that around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum. Together with their families, this means autism is a part of daily life for 2.8 million people.  Everyday life can become a real challenge and family activities that many of us take for granted become stressful. But with…
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April 1, 2018 Tags:, , , , ,

Inviting your child’s friend with ASD round to play

There have been some heartbreaking stories in the news and on social media about children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) being excluded from parties and play dates, leading to children feeling isolated, and parents becoming upset and frustrated. Social situations can be challenging for children with ASD; different noises and smells, and unpredictability, can be overwhelming for them. But this doesn’t…
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April 1, 2018 Tags:, , ,

World Autism Awareness Day

  Today is World Autism Awareness Day and we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate our individuality.  Here at Good Toy Guide we believe that society would be much better and happier if we celebrated what children can do rather than trying to ‘fix’ them when they don’t conform to our definition of ‘normal’….
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