Kind words and specific offers of help can make a real difference.
Whatever your family looks like, parenting has rewards and challenges.
Find resources, activities, and videos to help you and your family talk about autism.
Being a Friend
An article about ways to be a good friend to a child with autism.
Working It Out
A video about ways a family can work it out and talk it out.
Meeting Unique Needs
A video about coping when things seem overwhelming.
An article about the many ways a pet can be valuable to children with autism.
Family Time With Grover
Meet a family learning to handle—and thrive—amid the challenges of autism.
A video that describes a packed day in the life of one autistic child.
Creating Family Traditions
An article about the importance of developing special family traditions.
A Boy and His Dog
A video about how a dog can help out and make life easier for an autistic child and his family.
Suggestions for the best ways to handle bullying.
Learn more ways to support children with autism—from strengthening family ties to building friendships.
Building a Skillset for Flexible Thinking
Autistic children depend on predictable routines to help them feel safe and “stay on track.” But routines inevitably change—that’s when having patience and flexibility becomes important!
How to Make Friends
Autistic children can face unique challenges making new friends. Here are some resources that can help.
Every family member can play a “supporting role” in the life of a child with autism.