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Supporting your child with autism during the pandemic winter

Here are some ways to support your family’s emotional health by staying active, working on independence and advocating for (new) school supports.

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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 Autism Behavioral Consult team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.