Wandering is a common, dangerous behavior. In a recent study, it was suggested that wandering is more prevalent when a child has difficulty understanding danger awareness, strangers from familiar people, and tends to panic when encountering unfamiliar situations or changes in their routine.
Summer is here, and summer brings its own safety risks both outdoors or in the community.
Perhaps you fear your child may run away from you at the park or is unaware of cars or the steps to safely crossing a street. During therapy your child can learn community and home safety skills.
A birthday party can pack a lot of stress especially if you’re keeping up with the Pinterest-perfect party. Instead, keep it simple and follow these tips for hosting an Autism-friendly birthday bash that your child can appreciate and enjoy and specific ways your BCI team can support your efforts!