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Six Things Parents With Autistic Children Need To Do To Help Them Thrive

Parents don’t have to be passive bystanders when it comes to their autistic child. Instead, there’s all sorts of things that they can do to not only make their lives better, but help them thrive. Check them out below.  Stick To A Detailed Schedule Autistic children don’t like changes in their routines. Instead, they prefer to stick doggedly to a schedule. As a parent, therefore, there are various things that you can do to facilitate this.  For instance, you can be consistent in your behaviour. You can also provide your child with advanced warning if you’re going to change your …

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Autism Hour

Making the UK more autism friendly with Autism Hour

Back in July, Morrisons Supermarket launched a ‘quiet hour’ for autistic shoppers who struggle with music and noise, joining The Entertainer toy shop that also holds “quiet hours” during the first hour of opening every Saturday. As technology progresses, we are all hit by sights and sounds around every corner and for autistic people, the world can seem full of too much information for them to process. In a bid to make the UK more autism friendly, The National Autistic Society are launching Autism Hour between 6-13th October 2018, an initiative which promotes autism friendly shopping experiences across the UK. This year over …

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