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Obsessions, Routines and Rituals

Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Raising Children Network with Richdale, Amanda; Green, Cherie


This online article describes how special interests, obsessions, routines, and rituals can be important to and helpful for children with autism. It provides suggestions to help parents determine whether or not these habits have negative impacts which need to be addressed.

Raising Children Network is an information resource maintained by a partnership of agencies in Australia. Its website offers “evidence-based content you can trust on hundreds of topics about raising children and looking after yourself as a parent.” [Website]

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This online article is in English


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