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Relaxation Training for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

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Relaxation Training for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Given the high prevalence of anxiety in autism, it is important to equip children with coping tools they can use when feeling overwhelmed. 

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Six Steps to Address Anxiety for Nonverbal People With Autism

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Six Steps to Address Anxiety for Nonverbal People With Autism

Anxiety in autism can wreak havoc on functioning. It can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but downright nightmarish for someone who cannot use language.  Although we still have a long way to go, the role of anxiety in autism is increasingly being recognized and therapies have been developed or adapted to meet this need.  I offer six steps to address anxiety for nonverbal people with autism. Modify the specifics to match the age, developmental level, and preferences of the person you are supporting. 

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