Thursday, October 17, 2019

7 Simple Tips for Having an Autism Friendly Halloween

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Tips and resources to helps autism families navigate the holiday season

Tips for how to have a sensory or autism friendly Halloween.

You know that Halloween is just around the corner and you know that your child is excited to participate.

But you also know that the itchy costumes, the sticky face paint, and the spooky imagery everywhere is enough to overwhelm your autistic child and send them into meltdown mode.

So how can you properly support or accommodate them during Halloween?

Well, you start by making Halloween more sensory friendly, which really isn't that hard to do, I promise. That's why I'm sharing 7 tips for having an autism friendly Halloween.

Autism Halloween tips: how to have a sensory friendly Halloween

How to Have an Autism Friendly Halloween

As overwhelming as Halloween can be on the senses, I'm here to remind you that yes, it's possible to turn Halloween into an autism or sensory friendly event.

You can start by making sure your child's Halloween costume is sensory friendly, for instance.

And you can help prepare your child with these free Halloween social stories.

But that's just the start. There's a lot of different ways that you can accommodate and support your autistic child during Halloween. And I'm going to show you 7 simple ways to do just that.

Ready to learn how to make Halloween more sensory friendly for your autistic child?

Okay, then join me over at CBC parents for all the tips!


Autism and Halloween: 7 tips for having a sensory or autism friendly Halloween

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