A Parent's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Back to School

The first day of school is around the corner, which is exciting and challenging for families affected by autism and Asperger's. Fortunately, some tips can help make your child's transition to a new teacher, classroom or school a relatively smooth one.

For elementary students: Ask the school if your child can visit his classroom and teacher before the first day of school. Travel the route the bus will take with him. Bring a one-page information sheet about your child to give his teachers: include his likes and.... READ MORE.

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