Watch how Dr. Fung talks about the importance of maintaining scheduling during the period of lockdown.
Social stories are very important because it makes the child more comfortable with the change and the situations they are in. Make sure you use social stories to explain the current situation and the change in routines.
Use this time to teach your children independent living skills like cooking and helping out in the process. This will help the family to bond together and will also be contributing to the child’s development.
A healthy diet, good sleep hygiene, and physical activity are very essential for adults and children during the pandemic to balance and live in a good space of mind.
Telehealth appointments can come in very handy when an individual on the spectrum is going through serious issues like isolation and aggressive behavior. Talking to professionals in such cases can give ample amounts of relief.