Whether physically returning to school or learning from home, children and their families are facing big changes this fall. These four tips are helpful for all parents during this transition, including those whose children have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs.
Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those whose kids have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs, as they do their best to keep their children physically and mentally…
Tim Tebow and members of the Tim Tebow Foundation toured the new UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) to see the great things we’re doing and meet one of our families.
Parents may be wondering how to talk to their child about COVID-19 and the changes it has caused in their daily routines, this site offers social stories to help you during this challenging time.
In this short video Dr. Peter Vermeulen explains why autistic children can get anxious when seeing people wearing mouth masks and what we can do to help them.
“A Kid’s Guide to COVID-19,” explains COVID-19 and its effects on the world in a language kids can understand. Please be safe, ask lots of questions, wash your hands, and be kind to everyone you meet.
LEGO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a message for children about how they can do their part in the fight against COVID-19. He appealed directly to kids hunkering down in their homes, thanking them for changing their daily routines.
Social Stories are a social learning tool that supports the safe and meaningful exchange of information between parents, professionals, and people with autism of all ages. Lowcountry Autism Foundation created this social story about the coronavirus.
Dr. Richard D'Alli, Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Pediatrics, has tips for parents on talking to their child about COVID-19.
Dr. Timothy Vollmer from the University of Florida poses suggestions to parents structuring their child's time during the pandemic.