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Visiting amusement parks with a Special Needs Child

There is a common misconception that having a Special Needs Child means the only trips you take are to the hospital or therapy centres. Not necessarily so. Specially-abled kids are also excited by fun-filled activities like other kids. In fact, parks and entertainment may be much more therapeutic than hospitals. It will also do a world of good for the parents. But taking them for trips require extra caution and preparation. 


How can trips to areas for public entertainment benefit your Special Needs Kid and your family?

  • The physical activity is said to be highly therapeutic.
  • Your kid will learn a number of skills by trying to imitate other kids
  • Communication skills can be improved by involving in fun-filled activities. Your child temporarily overcomes their nervousness or inhibitions in the face of exciting rides and gets involved.
  • Your child may develop a sense of self control.
  • Your family comes close together with increased trust built through happy and thrilling moments. 

It is essential to keep in mind not to overexert your child. Let him or her take their time through enjoying themselves. Frequent breaks are highly recommended. If you see that your child is sensitive to the park lighting, inform the staff for possible  alternatives. Once your child is tired, make sure you don’t stay much longer at the play area. 

Planning to take your Special Needs Kid to Antic’s Land? We are an indoor theme park with activities for all kids. Contact us for all enquiries! 

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