Tips to prevent sensory overload for children with autism

The holidays are often filled with music, family gatherings, and colorful lights – all of which can be overwhelming for any individual. This anxiety is amplified for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Robin Kochel, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics-psychology at Baylor College of Medicine, shares advice for parents and caregivers of children with autism to help prevent social or sensory overload.

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Additional Resources

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Learn more about the Kochel Lab and autism clinical trials at Baylor.

-By Nicole Blanton and Andy Phifer

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