The holidays can be a stressful and sensory over-stimulating time for individuals with ASD. The TEACCH Autism Program at the UNC School of Medicine has prepared 10 tips to help families prepare for a successful holiday season.
The keys to success? They all start with a “W” – WHO, WHAT, WHERE and WHEN. Providing this information helps individuals with ASD prepare for the changes in daily activities that holidays often bring. The tips include activities such as creating a calendar, establishing a routine, having a supply bag, and using visual schedules. Click here to read more.