OMG Not Another Electronic Toy

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Flashing lights, tons of buttons, and rhyming songs Oh My…God get it out of my house! The electronic toys are adorable and fun, but for a child with ASD (autism spectrum disorder), they become hyper focus prisons. It might take a little time to replace the toy box contents, but the non-electronic toys are out there and they are so much better for promoting cognitive and engaging play.

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‘Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls’

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A new book to inspire your young princess or padawan comes from the creative team Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, co-founders of Timbuktu Labs. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls features 100 illustrated tales of extraordinary women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams that will surely create amazing dreams and encourage daytime explorations.

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With their Kickstarter already completely surpassing the $40k goal (more like totally kicked ass and took names with a total of $158k in just 8 days!!) this book is sure to be a family favorite for years to come. Continue reading