Medical visits can be stressful for anyone and individuals with autism often face extra challenges during procedures, such as a blood draw, due to communication deficits and sensory issues. Individuals and caregivers can watch this video to preview and prepare.
Developed by the Johnson Center for Child Health and Development
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For more than 50 years, doctors and researchers viewed autism solely as a neurodevelopmental disorder. In recent decades, however, we have begun to focus increasing attention on medical co-morbidities in autism spectrum
This video was developed by treatment professionals at the Johnson Center for Child Health and Development. Positioning for comfort is a support measure used to introduce comfort and control to patients during