COVID-19: Therapy and Activities at Home

by Casey Ames March 27, 2020 2 Comments

Covid-19: Therapy & Activities at Home for Children with Autism & Sensory Processing Disorder

Message from Harkla CEO

Hey there,

I know this is a weird time for everyone. Whether you're a parent, educator, therapist, or person with special needs, these disruptions to our usual routines can be tough. For many of us, our routines are extremely important for growth, development, and mental health.

Here at Harkla, we want to make this disruption to your life easier. While we can’t reopen the schools or give your child the in-person therapy they may need, we hope our resources below are able to fill some of the void left by our closed schools and therapies.

Click Here ➝ Therapy and Activities to Do at Home for Children with Autism & Sensory Processing Disorder

If you need anything, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re happy to help in any way we can.

Casey Ames
Founder & CEO of Harkla

    Casey Ames
    Casey Ames

    Casey Ames founded Harkla in 2015 on the pursuit to create products and information that can help those with special needs live happy and healthy lives. This passion has lead Casey to help design some of the best products for those with special needs, as well as create The Harkla Blog to try and provide free information to families and caretakers.

    When Casey isn't working, you can find him backpacking through the Pacific Northwest, reading, or playing soccer.

    To learn more about Casey, the whole Harkla team, and how they work to change the lives of those with special needs, check out Harkla's About Us Page.


    2 Responses

    Nicole
    Nicole

    April 16, 2020

    Hi Rishi,

    Thanks for taking the time to read our blog! If you click on the link in the article above, we have some great tips and ideas for OT and other developmentally helpful activities.

    Let us know if you have any questions!
    Nicole from Harkla

    Rishi Anand
    Rishi Anand

    April 16, 2020

    Good evening HARKLA, could you please send OT activities list for parents as they are not going for Occupational therapy sessions out side.

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