Tips to a Happy Christmas

Tips to a Happy Christmas

For a lot of people, Christmas is a time for joy and celebration.

For others, it can all be overwhelming. Different routines, bright Christmas lights, Christmas music everywhere, busy shops, Christmas crackers, extra social gatherings, a strange man in a red suit, and decorations changing your home, school, or supermarket.

See below for some tips to a happy Christmas.

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Why does my child with Autism use different behaviours?

Why does my child with Autism use different behaviours?

Why does my child with autism use different behaviours?

There are four main functions (reasons) of behaviour; sensory, escape, attention, and tangible.

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My child is sensitive to their clothing. What can I do?

My child is sensitive to their clothing. What can I do?

Children with Autism may have difficulty processing sensory information. They could be over sensitive to the feeling of their clothes. Learn what you could do at home to support your child wear and feel more comfortable in their clothing.

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Why does my child with Autism flap their hands?

Why does my child with Autism flap their hands?

Self-stimulatory behaviours are the repetition of body movements, sounds, or moving objects.

Learn more about stims including hand flapping, why children with Autism stim, and whether or not you should try to reduce it.



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