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The Unexpected, Invisible Gifts of COVID-19 and Autism

By |2021-04-11T09:29:11-04:00April 11th, 2021|Categories: Autism Awareness|Tags: , , , |

The Invisible Gifts of COVID-19 & Autism When the pandemic began in March 2020, it seemed like our lives were put on hold. Schools and businesses closed, cities and states issued stay-at-home orders, and we stopped seeing friends and family to prevent the virus from spreading. For parents and caregivers living with children [...]

COVID-19: Helping Families With Special Needs During A Public Health Crisis

By |2020-03-19T16:34:50-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

How to cope during this worldwide pandemic. As a mother of a daughter with autism and intellectual disabilities, as well as a professional in the human services field, I am all too familiar with the unique challenges facing families of individuals with special needs. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic brings additional worry. In these [...]

Tips for a Successful Family Outing with Your Child with Autism or Developmental Disabilities

By |2019-04-01T13:43:53-04:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Autism Awareness, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |

Tips for Successful outings... Coordinating family activities can be a challenging task for any parent.  But when one or more of your children have autism or a developmental disability, a simple walk to the park can become overwhelming, or could even prevent families from enjoying much-needed quality time together. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director [...]

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