Finding the perfect gift for your child with autism, or the child with autism on your holiday gift list can be a challenge. Some children have sensory difficulties, are easily overstimulated or can be sent into a meltdown if given the wrong gift. I receive so many questions from families asking me what they should buy for their kids with autism every holiday season, which inspired me to put together the Ultimate Guide to Gifts for kids with Autism. Scroll through this list and find the gift you are looking for!
The Ultimate Guide to Gifts for Kids with Autism (from $5 – $100)
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I love these adorable personalized wooden name puzzles. They are the perfect gift to give a child learning to write his or her name. As an added bonus, the child will also be able to build fine motor skills and independent play skills while playing with the puzzle.
If you are planning to gift a wooden name puzzle to a very young child or a child that is struggling with fine motor skills, I would recommend getting the wooden name puzzle with pegs.
What better gift than autism activities to help your little one thrive and grow?! The Autism Activities Workbook Bundle is the perfect gift for the child, parent, teacher or therapist looking for printable autism activities that can be used to build communication skills, fine motor skills, life skills and sensory play skills, all while decreasing difficult behaviors. The bundle includes 5 printable workbooks, so just purchase, print out or use online or gift the bundle to someone who could benefit from it!
This sensory light table is one of the best learning tools. It is sure to provide hours of learning fun.
How great is this I Spy Unicorn Bag?! Everyone seems to be crazy about unicorns at the moment! I Spy Bags are such a fabulous sensory toy for playing a sensory game, calming your child down, building new vocabulary and receptive language skills and more.
The Ultimate Guide to Gifts for Kids with Autism
Did I miss a fabulous toy, book or therapeutic tool? Let me know in the comments below!
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