Alleviate Your Sensory Challenges with This Tool!

Homeschooling is great for alleviating sensory challenges

We homeschool in part for Cub to have a positive sensory environment so he can focus on learning and not on the sensory challenges he’d have in a traditional classroom. We also make an effort to participate in learning opportunities in our community when we can.  By controlling our sensory diet we can work on his coping skills when we are out and about, facing sensory challenges.

Cub’s Autism shows itself strongly with his sensory sensitivities, things like loud noises and busy crowded spaces can be overwhelming and make him easily agitated and anxious. We have learned many ways we can help him control his sensory input from working with an Occupational Therapist.  Through trial and error, we found the ones that work the best for Cub.

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Valley of Fire Staycation

Looking for a fun field trip or stay-cation in the Las Vegas area? Valley of Fire is an incredible opportunity for learning, adventure, and family bonding! | homeschool field trip | Special needs homeschool | hiking

Looking for a fun stay-cation in the Las Vegas area?

Believe it or not, there is more to Las Vegas than casinos, 24 hour booze, and adult entertainment!  If you’re wondering what family fun there is to be found, Valley of Fire State Park may be just the thing you are looking for.  The nightly rate (which includes parking) is currently $30.  This month we were looking for an impromptu mini vacation before my husband deployed, and this was perfect for us.  There are no reservations, so you don’t have to plan too far ahead, making it really ideal for locals.
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