Alyssa is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at our Carroll County center.
The holiday season can be stressful for everyone. With all of the changes in schedules, the crowds, bright lights, visits from people we don’t see often, and just the general hubbub of the season, holidays can be even more challenging for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their family.
Halloween with all its bright lights, itchy costumes, and spooky sights and sounds can sometimes be overwhelming for autistic children.
Establishing a routine with a child who has autism can have multiple benefits for the person creating the routine (a parent, caregiver, teacher, etc.), as well as for the child.
Traveling and vacations can be a wonderful way to unwind, relax, and make memories as a family. For families with a member on the spectrum, vacation may sound daunting. Here are some tips to help your vacation run smoothly.