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Community and Internet Resources


Recreation and Sports: Disability Specific: Autism


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National

New Sign 10 Types of Recreational Therapy to Help Your Child Reach Your Goals from the Friendship Circle, identifies and provides an overview of 10 recreational therapies for children with special needs.

New Sign Exploring Hobbies with Your Child article from autism-community.com by Stephanie Ekis, MS, CCC-SLP We may not think of exploring hobbies with our children with autism, however, hobbies can offer opportunities for your child to: Explore hidden talents, Demonstrate creativity, Develop imagination skills, Build social skills, and Communicate with a variety of communication partners. Some ideas to get you started. Get creative and think about the things that your child likes to do and build on it.

New Sign The Benefits of Recreation: Autism Therapy & Physical Activity from Health Guide Info.com by Jennifer Fidalgo this article explains the benefits and also what a parent should consider when finding recreation for their child with Autism.

New Sign Travel Tips for Children With Autism From parents.com by By Ruth Manuel-Logan. Kids with autism thrive on set schedules, and vacations in new places far from home can cause discomfort and disrupt routines. With proper planning and organizing, you can help your child adjust so everyone in the family can travel together.

State Listings


California

San Diego Autism Society Recreation Directory offers listings in the San Diego area and California on recreation resources for persons on the Autism Spectrum.


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