Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Tips to Tame Stimulation of Holiday Season

The parents of children with autism often become accustomed to dealing with the effects of their child’s overstimulation. Yet as we enter the oft-frenzied period of the holidays, many parents will begin to sympathize and wonder if their child fits on the autism spectrum.
Considering that 7.4 percent of children between the ages of 3 and 7 have been diagnosed at some point with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and another 1 in 110 children have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, there are a lot of children out there who struggle with high-sensitivity and sensory-processing challenges. Under the right circumstances, just about any child can be overstimulated.

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