Tips For Getting Through Thanksgiving With A Child On The Spectrum

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Thanksgiving is a time for good food, family traditions, much needed rest and relaxation, and spending quality time with loved ones, especially those you might not get to see on a regular basis.

While Thanksgiving is a fun holiday for many people across the United States, it also means shaking up your child’s routine in a number of ways. Needless to say, that can be incredibly stressful for a person on the autism spectrum.

Here, Autism Live shares some helpful tips for making “Turkey Day” a holiday that everyone can enjoy. From the foods you serve to the time of day you eat your meal, there are a number of ways to make the holiday run smoothly.

Take a look!

Do you have any other tips for making the Thanksgiving holiday run smoothly?

Leave your ideas in the comments so other people can benefit from them. We at The Autism Site wish you a very happy Thanksgiving!

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C. Dixon likes to read, sing, eat, drink, write, and other verbs. She enjoys cavorting around the country to visit loved ones and experience new places, but especially likes to be at home with her husband and dog.