What is typically a time for celebration, which can include barbecues and loud fireworks, can prove to be a stressful time for children with autism and their families.
Finding ways to address some of the challenges can help make it a fun day for everyone. This can include careful planning and practice, an exit plan, if necessary, and ways to make the environment as comfortable as possible. There is a great article that was in the Washington Post that has some helpful tips and information. You can read it here.
We would love to hear some your tips on how to make things like 4th of July successful for the family!