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Taking the Work Out of Blood Work

Helping Your Child With ASD

By Autism Speaks with Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health

Summary

A parent’s guide that provides tips to help their child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a successful blood draw. It discusses relaxation strategies, visual supports, social stories, and reinforcement.

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.ca/science-and-family-services/resources/tool-kits/blood-draw-tool-kit-a-parents-guide-1/blood-draw-tool-kit-a-parents-guide/#frmDE1ADE7FDEB737EC29D090C91A1624B2

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
2011

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