Preparing Children with Autism for the Transition Back to School

Summer break is ending and it is about that time again to head back to school. The transition from being at home with a relaxed schedule for a couple of months, to returning to a structured school schedule, can be hard for most people, but especially difficult for children with autism. Some children have trouble adjusting to changes in routine, so starting school again may cause some challenges. Below are some tips and resources to make your child’s transition a smooth one. Preparing for ...
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“Gazing at a paper sun” by Josh

Guest writer Josh is Sarah Steinberg's brother. Josh is 29 years old, lives in California and has autism. As a child, Josh struggled to communicate and he didn’t speak until the age of 4. Over the years Josh learned to communicate, and today he has a lot to speak about and share with listeners. Josh now lives on his own in his own apartment with some in home support. This independence came after years of therapy and special education working toward this goal. Josh writes a monthly article fo...
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