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Indoor Sensory Swings for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Below are our top 10 picks for sensory swings. Sensory Swings give kids on the autism spectrum a sense of calmness and blocks out unwanted sensory stimulation. A must for young people who have Sensory Processing Disorder, Asperger’s, High-Functioning Autism, and/or ADHD. 

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Sorbus Kids Pod Swing Chair Nook - Hanging Seat Hammock Nest for Indoor and Outdoor Use – Great for Children, All Accessories Included (Nook Green)



SENSORY4U Indoor Therapy Sensory Swing for Kids with Special Needs (Hardware Included) | Snuggle Cuddle Hammock for Kids with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers | Great for Sensory Integration (Olive Green)



Quility Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids with Special Needs | Lycra Snuggle Swing | Cuddle Hammock for Children with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers | Ideal for Sensory Integration (Up to 165lbs, Light Blue)



OUTREE Kids Pod Swing Seat 100% Cotton Child Hammock Chair for Indoor and Outdoor use (Blue)



Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids with Special Needs by Sensory4u (Hardware Included) Snuggle Swing | Cuddle Hammock for Children with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers | Great for Sensory Integration (Aqua Color)



Creation Core Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids with Special Needs Sensory Integration Snuggle Swing Cuddle Hammock for Children with Autism ADHD Aspergers Hardware Included



AMAZEYOU Kids Swing Hammock Pod Chair - Child's Rope Hanging Sensory Seat Nest Indoor Outdoor Use Inflatable Pillow - Great Children, All Accessories Included (Blue)



Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids and Teens w/More Special Needs, Cuddle Hammock Ideal for Autism, ADHD, Aspergers and Sensory Integration Snuggle Swing Hammock (Up to 175LBS) GN



Sensory Doorway Swing by DreamGYM | Therapy Indoor Swing | 95% Cotton | Hardware Included (Red)



Papa Roo Dinosaur Child Hammock Pod Swing Chair Nook Animal Tent, 100% Cotton - Kids Outdoor Swing Cloth Hanging Seat - Hammock Nest Outdoor and Indoor Swing Chair (Dinosaur, Yellow)



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Social rejection has devastating effects in many areas of functioning. Because the Aspergers child tends to internalize how others treat him, rejection damages self-esteem and often causes anxiety and depression. As the child feels worse about himself and becomes more anxious and depressed – he performs worse, socially and intellectually.

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Meltdowns are not a pretty sight. They are somewhat like overblown temper tantrums, but unlike tantrums, meltdowns can last anywhere from ten minutes to over an hour. When it starts, the Asperger's child is totally out-of-control. When it ends, both you and the Asperger’s child are totally exhausted. But... don’t breathe a sigh of relief yet. At the least provocation, for the remainder of that day -- and sometimes into the next - the meltdown can return in full force.

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Parenting Defiant Aspergers Teens

Although Aspergers is at the milder end of the autism spectrum, the challenges parents face when disciplining a teenager with Aspergers are more difficult than they would be with an average teen. Complicated by defiant behavior, the Aspergers teen is at risk for even greater difficulties on multiple levels – unless the parents’ disciplinary techniques are tailored to their child's special needs.

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Older Teens and Young Adult Children With Aspergers Still Living At Home

Your older teenager or young “adult child” isn’t sure what to do, and he is asking you for money every few days. How do you cut the purse strings and teach him to be independent? Parents of teens with Aspergers face many problems that other parents do not. Time is running out for teaching their adolescent how to become an independent adult. As one mother put it, "There's so little time, yet so much left to do."

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Parenting Children and Teens with High-Functioning Autism

Two traits often found in kids with High-Functioning Autism are “mind-blindness” (i.e., the inability to predict the beliefs and intentions of others) and “alexithymia” (i.e., the inability to identify and interpret emotional signals in others). These two traits reduce the youngster’s ability to empathize with peers. As a result, he or she may be perceived by adults and other children as selfish, insensitive and uncaring.

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Highly Effective Research-Based Parenting Strategies for Children with Asperger's and HFA

Become an expert in helping your child cope with his or her “out-of-control” emotions, inability to make and keep friends, stress, anger, thinking errors, and resistance to change.

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