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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Planning for the Holiday Season

October 1st, 2019|News, Parenting|

Autumn and the holiday season brings its joys - and potential challenges - for people with autism. Costumes, candy, disrupted routines, travel, house guests and new foods and experiences abounding, it can

Anesthesia & ASD

May 3rd, 2019|News|

As an anesthetic provider, I consider it part of my mission to help educate my colleagues and to help them understand that our children are sick – not just autistic. That is

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Easing Anxiety: Medical Play

July 19th, 2018|Anxiety, Parenting, Webinar|

This video was developed by treatment professionals at the Johnson Center for Child Health and Development. Print and share the flyer: http://ariconference.com/webinars/support.pdf Medical visits can be stressful for anyone and individuals with