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Reducing Holiday Stress for Families of Children with Autism

By Autism Spectrum Therapies

Summary

This article provides strategies to decrease children's anxiety and increase family enjoyment of the holiday season. It includes tips on decorating, shopping, changes of family routines, gift-receiving etiquette, and play time.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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Visit www.autismspeaks.org/docs/holidaytips.pdf

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
United States

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