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Tips for Passing Out Candy at Home - Autism Awareness Edition

For those that might not be familiar with autism, it is important to understand that each child who comes to your door trick or treating has different abilities -- some more extreme than others. Certain behaviors might not be or mean what they...

Teachers! Here are 5 Tips for Handling Halloween with Students with Autism!

With Halloween just around the corner, students with autism are beginning to get both excited and anxious about their Halloween school celebrations. As an experienced special education teacher, I was always nervous for my students on Halloween...

Top 12 Sensory Play Recipes

by Jessy | Oct 20, 2015 | autism, blog, families, Halloween, play, sensory, tips, weekly list |

Jessy McCulloch, Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator

Revisiting AHSS's Halloween Tips for Children with Autism!

Part of the fun of Halloween is the escape from the usual routine and expectations. We get to dress up! We get to scare and be scared! But what’s fun for the neurotypical kiddo can be challenging for those with special needs. Challenging doesn’t...

Halloween Tips: Part 2

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Halloween Tips: Part 1

Halloween is all around us. The air has an autumn crisp to it at night, pumpkins are making their way to more and more porch steps and the amount of fall decor available in every store makes it tempting to start stocking up on candy immediately,...

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