A Parent's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Halloween can present challenges for a child with autism or sensory processing disorder. The constant doorbell-ringing, packs of loud children, the change in routine and scary costumes can trigger a meltdown in any child, let alone one with special needs. Here are a few tips to make Halloween fun.

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