Kelly O'Lone

Kelly is a freelance writer who has written on various platforms, focusing on her parenting experiences and offering reviews of her favorite must-have products. Kelly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Florida International University in her hometown of Miami, Florida.

 

Before becoming a full-time freelancer, Kelly worked in the non-profit sector for Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers Big Sisters. When she’s not behind the keyboard, she’s keeping up with her three young children or volunteering at their school.

Kelly O'Lone
Oobleck Collage

Play, Sensory Activities

Easy Oobleck Recipe

Making oobleck combines science, having fun, and sensory play while learning what a non-Newtonian fluid is.

Smiling young Hispanic mom and small ethnic daughter relax on sofa in living room have fun play together.

Autism, Behavior

7 Ways To Stop Your Child’s Perseveration

You can support your child’s perseveration with practical strategies, support, and a better understanding of their behavior.

Internet, family and parents doing research on down syndrome with baby on a laptop in their house.

Parenting

7 Best ChatGPT Prompts for Busy Parents

Has life seemed extra busy lately? Use the best ChatGPT prompts to seek advice, save time, and focus on what’s important.

Elementary teacher and her students using laptop during computer class at school.

IEPs, Special Needs

Can AI Write My Student’s Next IEP?

While there are pros and cons, educators can use AI to help write a child’s IEP, streamlining the process.

Happy schoolboy on way to school running away from mother.

Behavior, Special Needs

7 Strategies to Address Elopement in Special Needs Children

From structured routines to environmental modifications, learn how to create a supportive framework to enhance the safety and well-being of children who elope.

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Play, Special Needs

6 Tips To Help Your Special Needs Child Make Friends

Is your child struggling to make friends? Discover these six practical tips to assist your special needs child foster meaningful friendships.

Smiling mom working at home with her child on the sofa while writing an email.

Special Needs

7 Surprising Ways Special Needs Families Can Use ChatGPT

Learn about seven unexpected ways special needs families can use the power of ChatGPT for guidance, innovation, and caregiving support.

Disabled five year old boy using a bus lift for his wheelchair.

Product Reviews

The 5 Best Adaptive Strollers for Special Needs of 2024

The best adaptive strollers are designed to accommodate individuals with special needs, disabilities, or mobility challenges. Find our favorites here!

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Special Needs

7 Mindfulness Techniques for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Discover seven mindfulness techniques for parents of children with disabilities to help find moments of peace amidst the challenges.

A handsome boy with ADHD, Autism, Asperger.

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Special Needs

10 Inclusive Strategies for Managing Holiday Crowds with Autistic Children

Learn how to make holiday outings more comfortable and enjoyable for children with autism.

Special Needs

Green Thumbs Up: Inclusive Spring Gardening for Families with Special Needs Children

Looking for ways to explore nature this spring? Learn how to create sensory-rich, accessible gardening spaces while fostering growth and learning.

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Special Needs

Revitalizing Parental Energy: Coping with Fatigue as a Caregiver

Learn strategies for revitalizing parental energy while coping with caregiver fatigue to continue providing your child the best support.