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Engaging Play Activities for Kids with Autism

Autism, or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), refers to a range of developmental conditions that affect how an individual perceives the world and interacts with others. For children with ASD, arts and crafts activities that incorporate the senses can be an effective way to improve your child attention span, self-expression, and...

Heel First! Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Toe Walking

Toe Walking is defined as the failure of the heel to contact the floor at the onset of stance during the gait cycle, resulting in a bilateral toe to toe gait. Idiopathic Toe Walking (ITW), as its name implies, refers to the manifestation of this gait pattern without a known...

Activities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

At Right Start Inc we understand that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have a difficult time developing communication and social skills.  It may also be a challenge for children to process sensory information. Learning these skills is often much more challenging for children with ASD than other children...

Benefits of Being Barefoot In Children

There is so much strengthening and aligning to be done with little feet over the first several years of life. Barefoot play enables optimal activation of all the little muscles, ligaments and nerves in a child’s feet. There are so many tiny structures in a child’s foot and the more...