Don’t forget play – 3 questions can help balance fun with support and therapy for autistic children. (courtesy of theconversation.com)
Navigating a maze of therapies and supports can be difficult for parents of autistic children. Often, children have multiple learning needs, and attempting to address them individually can take more hours than a week. Attending many appointments – while well-meaning – may leave little or no time for play.
This is why the new National Guideline that outlines how practitioners should work with autistic children and their families is important.
Along with vital information on goal setting, selecting therapies, and measuring outcomes, it seeks a balanced approach that lets kids be kids.
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