Tips For a Sensory-Friendly Fourth of July

BY  |  Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 10:00am

With crowds, BBQs and fireworks, Fourth of July celebrations can be overwhelming for some children on the autism spectrum. The Autism Society asked Cathy Pratt, Ph.D., BCBA, of the Autism Society Panel of Professional Advisors, for her tips for how to have an enjoyable and comfortable 4th if July for all. Get her sensory-friendly fourth of july tips, such as preparing children with stories or visuals about what to expect at a fireworks show, over at Autism-Society.org

Then check our Where to Celebrate the Fourth of July guide for local events.

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I'm struck by how much attention is being paid to the details of a parking lot, as opposed to the attention paid to the future impact of the monstrous projects being planned.

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