by | Sep 16, 2019

Blogger Vicky Coxhead reflects on the challenges and difficulty with transitions that autism often entails. As her son with autism transitioned to college and adulthood, Vicky reflects on the many transitions, including the shift from child to adult services for children with autism and its impact on the family (and child). Her advice is to speak to as many parents who have gone through the transition already so that you can find out what types of support are available.

Read more at What does transition actually mean for children with autism and their parents?.

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