The COVID‐19 pandemic has disrupted lives around the world. Autistic adults are at higher risk for co‐occurring medical and psychiatric conditions and may be more prone to difficulties adapting to pandemic‐related changes and social distancing mandates and coping with ongoing uncertainties
So much has changed with the COVID-19 pandemic, and its been especially hard on our children, friends, and clients on the spectrum who thrive on routine and predictability. This webinar will provide attendees with practical, safe strategies and activities they can use to meet sensory and motor needs at home, school, and in the community.This webinar will provide attendees with practical, safe strategies and activities they can use to meet sensory and motor needs at home, school, and in the community.
Kids with autism may not know what is going on, or might not be able to express their fears and frustrations. So it's important to talk to your child about coronavirus in a way that's simple to understand. Explain that many children are attending school from home, some parents may work from home, and some activities and family trips will be put on hold.
The coronavirus pandemic is altering autism research in unprecedented ways. It also has had a huge impact on the diagnosis and treatment of the condition. This special report wraps up Spectrum’s coverage so far on the myriad reverberations of the virus within the autism community.