Understanding Autism: Restaurant Meltdowns

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we would like to share a thoughtful article written by Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP about the reasons children with autism might have restaurant meltdowns.

"Perhaps you are a parent of a child with ASD.  Perhaps you have observed a child whom you suspect may be dealing with the daily challenges  of autism.  Thank you for considering what mealtimes feel like for him and his family.  It does get better, but it is a journey that requires patience from family, friends and the community."

Click here to read the whole article.

 

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