Saturday, December 24, 2011

Sensory Overload on Chirstmas Morning

Christmas is the day anticipated by many children throughout the entire year.  Those on the autism spectrum can find the activity and excitement to be uncomfortable, sometimes even triggering sensory overload.   It is probably a good idea to let the child set the pace for opening presents.  Gently encourage your child to participate in the Christmas festivities, but don't worry if your child would rather toss around wrapping paper, for example.

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