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Easy Ways to Make This Your Best Summer  

Easy Ways to Make This Your Best Summer  

Summertime is that time of year where families everywhere start planning their relaxation time, vacations, neighborhood block parties, BBQs, and globs of water activities. The air is thick with suntan lotion, bug repellent, humidity, summer blooms, and loud music.  For families living with a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), however, the thought of summer can also create anxiety and dread.  As autism parents know, summer may… Continue Reading

The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for kids with Autism

The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for kids with Autism

Everyday tasks can prove to be a challenge with an autistic child because they need constant reminders.  Transitioning from one task to another can cause anxiety or a meltdown to occur.  However, social stories, visual schedules, and reminder strips can help alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the everyday tasks that so many of… Continue Reading