I know that some of you don’t even realize that such a thing exists: a toilet sized for preschoolers and kindergarteners! Well, you won’t find it in Lowe’s or Home Depot on the showroom floor, but you can buy them online, and it is an option to consider. Here are the reasons you might put…… Continue reading Should You Install a Child-Sized Potty for Your Special Needs Child?
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How An Aging-In-Place Specialist Can Help You Design an Accessible Home for Your Child
I finally did it; I got my CAPS certification! I know, you are asking yourself “What does a pediatric occupational therapist want with an Aging-In-Place certificate?” Well, as it turns out, many of the barriers and home access problems that require redesign or better design for older adults are also issues with children dealing with…… Continue reading How An Aging-In-Place Specialist Can Help You Design an Accessible Home for Your Child
Universal Design For Parents of Special Needs Kids: It’s Important for You Too!
I just finished the coursework for my CAPS certification (certified aging-in-place specialist)! Amazing instructor and loads of valuable information about construction and renovation that only the National Association of Home Builders could impart. And not just for aging-in-place; the concepts of accessibility make homes more visitable for family and friends, and more livable and…… Continue reading Universal Design For Parents of Special Needs Kids: It’s Important for You Too!