Understanding and acceptance of autism is a growing movement. The conversation is shifting from "autism awareness" to a focus on the positive aspects of the developmental disorder that affects nearly one percent of the children in the US.
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Want guidance on which autism toys, games, and therapy equipment will be most effective? Contact the pediatric therapist at Fun and Function . Learn how the weighted compression vests and weighted vests with shoulder weights can provide additional sensory input for calming children and enhancing focus. Fun And Function has one of the largest selection of autism toys available on the Internet.
Multisensory equipment creates a space where a wide variety of sensory experiences can be tailored to each child's needs. Interactive board games can help children develop skills in self expression and empathy, and have fun getting to know each other.
Should you have any questions regarding our toys for autistic children, we are here to help.