About Sadia Arshad

Sadia is a full time freelance writer for over a year. She is a permanent author on many health, beauty, automobile and green living websites and had contributed over 75 articles to The Canadian. The Canadian is an editorially independent and not-for-profit national newspaper, committed to affirming a sovereign Canada.

Snug Vest: A recent addition to possible aids for children with special needs

Our final in the series on weighted vests highlights a former swimming instructor and classroom volunteer from Vancouver who has designed a special type of vest to aid children with special needs in their daily activities. The 24-year-old, Lisa Fraser, who has worked with these children first hand, believes that hug can mean so much for […]

Autistic Children feel comfortable interacting Socially with their Peers through Tablets like Transformer Pad Infinity

The onset of digital tablets like the Transformer Pad Infinity and their touch screen technology has allowed parents, teachers and several kinds of therapists to treat children with autism and other mental disability differently. For example, now they can change the break time or a snack time into a teaching session. Children who are autistic are now […]

Discounted weighted vests and affordable wrap arounds for children with autism

Weighted vest are trusted as an aid to children with autism. It is proven to be durable and dependable in supporting them with their routine and sleep as it provides just the right amount of added weight and pressure for calming effects. This is second in our series on weighted vests. Unfortunately, weighted vests may […]

Sensory Hugs Deep Pressure and Weighted Vest to aid children with autism

Children with autism find it hard to concentrate, and react to sensory information. Several products are now available in the market to help them with their activities involving these skills. Earlier this year, Autism Daily Newscast reported on a new “Hugs” vest that is under development. But what about those that want a weighted vest […]

Google Nexus 7 by Asus: Is this a Good Choice for your Autistic Child?

A study done at the University of Canterbury has revealed that tablets are able to help autistic children in communicating better. There were several children that were observed during this study and one of them, Angus, was able to write his name for the first time. Angus, a seven year old from Omihi in Northern […]

The iPad Mini a Hot Tablet for those with Autism

When the iPad Mini came out in the market last fall, it became a “hot” item instantly. It is a bit smaller and cheaper than the standard iPad. A recent study has discovered that seventy per cent of children use the tablets in a home. Out of this lot, about eighty per cent of them […]

The New HTC One Holds its Own Amongst Best Smart Phones on the Market

With so many smartphones on the market, it can be hard to know when it is time for an upgrade to reap the benefits of new features and when to carry on with your old phone. Many disappointed buyers have bought an upgraded version of whichever phone they currently have with the expectation that they […]