Tips for Trick or Treating with Autism

By Marcella Mackowiak

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Halloween is among us. It’s probably one of the most sensory overloading “holidays” in existence. Flashing lights and spooky sounds could be terrifying to someone who doesn’t live with ASD, but imagine those who do. Should those little cuties be excluded from walking around collecting candy? I personally don’t think so and neither do the folks at Autism Speaks. They posted an article containing great tips for those with autism and Halloween to make sure that they enjoy the experience like everyone else.


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