Toys and Movies

Autism Spectrum Disorders
A listing of the toys that have worked with my children over the years. Also includes items used in the preschool and elementary classes they have attended. Movie reviews are listed here as well.

Alien Planet DVD star[offsite link]
See a video clip - buy the DVD at Discovery store site.

American Made Toys for Children on the Autism Spectrum star
Choose safe toys and products for children that are on the autism spectrum with these sites that have American made products.

Animal Alley Arby Dog star
A cute stuffed dog that provides deep pressure and does not bark or bite.

Autism and Educational Toys at Kidscope Toys star
Reviewing educational products purchased at Kidscope Toys that are geared to the autism community and good for home therapy sessions.

Calm Baby - Movie Review star
Soothing sights and sounds of water with nursery songs and classical music. The video is well suited for a child on the Autism Spectrum.

Consider the Nintendo Wii for Kids with Autism star
Read the experience of one family who has achieved success with the Nintendo Wii and their 7 year old son on the autism spectrum.

Crayola Folding Table Top Art Easel star
A handy all-in-one compartment that holds all supplies for the young artist.

Educational Movies for kids star
These are the movies that focus on learning, social skills, emotions, etc.

Flaghouse Products Suited for the Autistic Child star
Reviewing manipulative products that can be utilized in a home or school setting while working/playing independently.

Fun Activities star

Gift Ideas for the Autistic Child star
Here are some birthday and holiday gift suggestions for low and high functioning children on the Autism Spectrum.

Holiday Shopping for children with Autism star
Some ideas based on what my two kids with autism picked out while at Toys R Us and Target during after Thanksgiving Day sales.

Intex Jumpolene star
An indoor/outdoor bouncing toy that provides a place for kids on the Autism Spectrum to exercise safely and use as a ball pit.

Leap Frog Phonics for the low functioning child on the Autism Spectrum star
Two Leap Frog Phonics products have been hits for my nonverbal son Matthew.

Leap Frog Toys For The Nonverbal Autistic Child star
Reviewing LeapFrog products that are utilized in the home for floortime sessions with Child Development Specialist.

Matching and Sorting Activities for the Child on the Autism Spectrum star
Reviewing some products that help children learn while matching numbers and colors.

Movies for children star
These are the reviews on movies my kids on the Autism Spectrum have enjoyed through the years.

Playing Jenga the autism way star
Describing the various ways my high functioning son plays with Jenga, which sparks his imagination.

Rubik's World Game Review by Autistic Teen star
A review of the Nintendo DS game Rubik´s World that my son who is high functioning on the autism spectrum has.

Stocking Stuffers for the child with Autism star
Here are some ideas on what to get this Holiday Season for a child on the Autism Spectrum.

Toobeez is Building Fun For Kids with Autism star
Reviewing a bright and interactive educational building toy for all age groups that is suitable for indoors and outdoors.

Toy Ideas for Kids and Tweens with Autism star
Sharing gift options for the holidays and birthdays that the older kids on the autism spectrum, with sensory issues and those with Aspergers would like.

Toys to consider this Christmas for children on the Autism Spectrum star
Here are some of the favorite items my children on the Autism Spectrum have enjoyed over the years. This is a starting point for those who have relatives who are on the Spectrum and need tips for buying holiday gifts.

Websites for toys star
These are sites that have neat items that would be of interest to a child on the Autism Spectrum.

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