Many kids on the autism spectrum experience sensory-seeking behaviors. Whether it's an irresistible urge for movement, contact or physical manipulation of something, the sensory input from those actions can be soothing and may help ease anxieties. To help reduce the risk of impulsive behaviors, why not turn that cluttered, unused garage space into a sensory-stimulating safe zone for your child? Here's a look at some of the things you should consider to tackle this project with confidence.
Are you about to open a small-scale auto repair shop? If so, you'll likely perform a lot of oil changes and have a lot of used oil that you'll need to find a way to properly dispose of. Used oil can contain toxic chemicals and heavy metals that could negatively impact the environment, so although there are only three states that technically classify it as hazardous waste, it's best if you treat it as such when disposing of it.