Transitioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder into Kindergarten
The first day of school can be nerve-racking for any parent but maybe even more so for a parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common parental worries about whether a child will behave, make friends, and succeed academically are heightened by concerns about your child's additional sensory issues, interpersonal challenges, difficulties with self-regulation, and/or a preference for sameness or routine. The good news is the transition to school can be eased with sufficient preparation and the following tips can be utilized for both children with ASD and their neurotypical peers to start school with their best foot forward!(Read on... )
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