I wanted to pass this along because I think it's brilliant. My son has a serious love of his iPad, as well as watching DVD's on his sister's old laptop (I have no idea why - he has a DVD player on the TV in the family room, where he likes to hang out). This can cause problems when we're in the car or he's sitting in the same room as someone who's trying to watch TV or have a conversation.
The answer, of course, is headphones, but when you've got a kid on the autism spectrum who's very sensitive to odd-feeling things, headphones can be a real pain in the butt. The ones that go inside your ears bother him too much, and the larger ones that go over the ears irritate him and don't sit the way he wants them to, ever.
I'd just about given up on ever finding a pair of headphones that would work when I saw CozyPhones!
These soft headwraps come in fun animal shapes and fit comfortably (and gently) over your child's ears.
Check out their website, and their story video:
I just ordered a pair for David - I'll let you know what he thinks!