Overhead or bright lights can be particularly jarring for kids on the spectrum. Eliminating overhead lights and replacing them with floor lamps, table lamps, and wall sconces, and picture lights on dimmers allow you to have layers of light, depending on your child’s mood, time of day and play activity.
Loud sounds can be unpredictable and distracting, so limiting ambient noise in your home, and particularly in your child’s play space can help when creating a soothing environment for them. We had pocket doors Installed to make a room that was previously open to our family room, a separate and independent space. It also allowed us to control noise and sound and visual stimulation from other, adjacent spaces. If you can’t create a completely separate room, adding soft furnishings - draperies, area rugs, floor cushions, and upholstery Will help absorb sound in the room.