Articles about: Christmas

Christmas presents

Coping with Christmas

15 December 2016 – Shannon Clement is an Auckland mother of two pre-schoolers, one on the spectrum and the other not. She is married, works part-time in online marketing and has recently been diagnosed with ASD. She shares her top tips for coping with Christmas. I used to wonder what was wrong with me when […]

Boy decorating Christmas tree

ASD Christmas survival

15 December 2016 – Christmas is a time for families and celebrations, the decorations and the getting together, a time for love and laughter, however for a family with children with autism it can be stressful with the child often becoming confused and distressed.  There are many strategies for coping with the increased social activity […]