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Autism: Summertime Tips for Families

It's healthy to involve your child in their own schedule

One way to really help your child feel good about summer is to include them in the planning process. If you child is nonverbal, don’t worry! There are ways you can still value their opinions. To help communicate with them, you can use pictures and visual aids found in picture books or magazine. Pictures from the Internet are also great in conveying ideas for activities. Including your child in this process will teach them independence and decision-making skills. It also gives them more reason to follow this schedule if they had a say in it.