If you're the parent of an autistic child who struggles to find a way to attend family events without negative comments, criticism, rolled eyes or bad advice, you're not alone. Fortunately, it's not hard to understand why autism might make some family members uncomfortable, and it's even easier to plan your family get-togethers in such a way that you, your child, and your extended family members can all enjoy the experience.
*Note: This article has many helpful tips, although the author does not consistently use people-first language.
Going out to eat at a restaurant can be difficult for any family, but especially for families of individuals with autism. This page was designed to provide you with tips and resources to help make dining out a successful and enjoyable experience for everyone!
Are you taking your child with autism to the movies? Read this article for 5 tips from a mom who's been there.
The purpose of these trips is not to check things off your list, the purpose is to have a positive experience with your child at the grocery store. They need to know what it feels like to be successful. Obviously, there are days that you need to get your groceries, these are not the trips I'm talking about right now. These are the planned teaching trips to the store.
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