Children with autism can find the Christmas period overwhelming as it can be noisy and too much of a change from routine – but there are steps you can take to make the holidays less stressful for them and for you. Photo: Shutterstock

How autistic kids can have a great Christmas: tips on planning, presents, parties, scheduling and exit plans

  • Christmas often signals a break from routine, which can be upsetting for people with autism who thrive on familiarity
  • Let family and friends know if allowances need to be made, keep it low-key and (most importantly) be kind to yourself
Topic |   Wellness
Children with autism can find the Christmas period overwhelming as it can be noisy and too much of a change from routine – but there are steps you can take to make the holidays less stressful for them and for you. Photo: Shutterstock
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