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.
It is common for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to have a higher chance of also being diagnosed with anxiety.
The Children’s National Autism Behavioral Consult team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.
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.
Although much has been accomplished in identifying autism in boys, research regarding autism in girls is lacking.