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Tips to Make the Most of Halloween with Your Child with Complex Challenges

Tips to Make the Most of Halloween with Your Child with Complex Challenges

Posted On: October 15, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs

As Halloween approaches, your kids are most likely getting excited about the idea of going door-to-door, showing off their costumes and eating lots of goodies. It’s not as easy as it sounds when you have a child who lives with sensory processing difficulties, is on the autism spectrum, struggles with anxiety or faces any other complex challenge. Here are some helpful tips for the parents who want to make sure all of their kids have a good Halloween experience:  1. The earlier the better.  You don’t necessarily have to wait until 7 p.m. to take your kids trick-or-treating. If possible, start right when your town or neighborhood’s trick-or-treating hours begin. Not only will it still be daylight, but the atmosphere will be less frantic and overwhelming for your child.  2. Watch for triggers.  You know your child best, so you’re aware of what triggers them. If your child deals with anxiety,
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Posted On: October 15, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs

As Halloween approaches, your kids are most likely getting excited about the idea of going door-to-door, showing off their costumes and eating lots of goodies. It’s not as easy as it sounds when you have a child who lives with...
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