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Five Ways to Help your Child with Autism Cope with Summer's Relaxed Schedule
Mari-Jane Williams
This online article is part of the Washington Post's interview with Lauren Kenworthy, the Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Medical Center. The article notes that summer can be a difficult time for children with autism transitioning from being out of the school's structured environment. The article lists suggestions to help parents maintain routine behavior and help to avoid problem behaviors during the summer transition.
Autism Speaks describes itself as an 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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12/30/2022 7:37 PM EST