It’s not long until school starts and it’s an exciting yet anxious time for new students and families. However, when a child has ASD, commencing school can involve extra challenges and may be a source of considerable stress and anxiety for parents and child. The best way to deal with anxiety is preparation. The following tips will help prepare a child with ASD for commencing school, and make the transition easier.
Create a transition book
Use photos and simple language to create a book about school for your child. You can include:
Communicate with the school
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Good luck and I hope that the transition to school is a positive experience for you and your child!