July 4th is one of the most exciting holiday weekends in the United States! It's summertime, there are tons of local carnivals, fireworks, and with all the celebration, comes a whole lot of stimuli. Navigating all of the events, people, lights, and noise can be a little trickier for kiddos with sensory issues. In light of this, our team has compiled some tips to help families during this celebratory, and sometimes overstimulating, time.
Discuss What the Holiday is and Prepare for What Events Will Occur
Headphones and Sunglasses
Listen to Your Child
Do you have any other tips and tricks to share that have helped you and your family over the July 4th weekend? Be sure to let us know in the comments, or let us know on any of our social media pages @CentralCoastABA.
Below are the links to the articles referenced for this blog:
Sensory Overload and the 4th of July
Tips for a Sensory-Friendly July 4th
Strategies for the Sensory Sensitive Child on July 4th