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TomTag life skill of the month – getting dressed – August 2015

Learning how to put on their clothes and shoes is an important step for children to take on the road to independence.  The ability to get dressed by themselves will give them confidence to function independently at school and, once your child has it mastered, it’s one less thing for you to worry about in the mornings! If your child starts school in September then now would be a […]

Teach toothbrushing with TomTag

With startling statistics of widespread tooth decay in children being published this week in the latest Children’s Dental Health Survey, it’s clearly an issue in many households. Having a regular and efficient toothbrushing routine is a step in the right direction for putting your children on the road to good dental health. Keeping a simple checklist […]

Sensory strategies for personal care

Our lives are full of sensory experiences. We take in information about the world around us through our senses – we touch, move, see, hear, taste and smell. Many people with autism have difficulties interpreting this sensory information. Sensory sensitivity can significantly impact an individual’s behaviour and ability to develop independence in life skills. Here are […]