Parents traveling with children frequently hear the popular question, "Are we there yet?" Multiply this by about a thousand and you have a child with autism in your car.
Over the years, we have gotten pretty used to traveling with our son. It is still challenging and frustrating at times to try to prepare for every scenario. But, I have learned a few tricks along the way:
For being in a new environment, I like to think I am the queen of ideas:
The whole family gets into the action and things actually seem bearable.
When our kids start school, they might need to be assessed for special education services. Sometimes this isn't needed until they've been in school a few years. The school district must identify and evaluate all children with disabilities. Once identified, they must be provided a Free Appropriate Public Education or FAPE.
Categories: Education & Schools