Ideas to help reduce stress during the festive period

Article and Tip sheet produced by Care for the Family for families of Disabled Children. National Autistic Society resources at the bottom of this page.

The approaching holiday season can be a stressful and exceptionally busy time of year for all of us. As parents we hope to create a lovely, happy Christmas for each family member.

However, when we have a child, or children, with additional needs it can be even more difficult to meet the needs of everyone.

While none of us is an expert, we are each the expert on our own family. Here are some ideas that we have found helpful. Click onto link below.

The National Autistic Society have also produced some information, Advice and Resources to help people with Autism over the festive period. Please cut and paste link into search engine

http://www.autism.org.uk/Christmas