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Distance learning tips for children with autism

Here are some things you can do to give your child with autism the most successful distance learning environment possible.

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Helping kids with autism get used to wearing face masks

As with all new things, it will take your child some time to adjust to wearing a mask. But with practice and patience, most children can get used to it.

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Autism and anxiety

It is common for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to have a higher chance of also being diagnosed with anxiety.

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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

The Children’s National Beyond The Spectrum team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.

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How to use inflexibility to teach flexibility

Kids with autism are very good at “getting stuck” and being less flexible. Although we often need to help our kids to be more flexible, getting stuck can be a great strength in many situations.