Free Play! Sensory Activities for Children with Special Needs

Free play! Sensory activities for special needs children should go beyond play. While play is fun, it also has purpose, building social skills, problem solving, motor planning, and more. But free play, or play without purpose, is unstructured play and provides a much needed sensory break to be ourselves, live in … Read More

Quick Guide Sensory Processing Disorder

Quick Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder for Newbies

Our Quick Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) for Newbies can help you identify behavior patterns and find helpful tools for the daily challenges.  Sensory Processing Disorder is a term we hear often. Though we all struggle with sensory overload at times, Sensory Processing Disorder has specific symptoms and treatments. Quick Guide … Read More

Best Toys For 12 Year Old With Autism

If you have a 12-year-old with Autism, you want to give them the very best in all aspects of life, including their toys! Check out Fun and Function’s staff picks for the best toys designed for 12-year-olds with Autism. Jumping Board:  This heavy-duty board is used just like a trampoline, … Read More