Understanding Autism: Acquiring Information To Create A Safe And Supportive Home.
Van Drie, Anjali.
Published: November-December 2018
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 18, No. 5 , p. 36-37
Fostering Media Connections
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This article explains there is an increasingly greater likelihood of having child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) placed in a foster home and discusses strategies foster parents can use to help a foster child with ASD transition into their home. Strategies include: use visuals, label items, create consistency, plan time, provide a safe space, and ask for help from professionals.
foster children; child rearing; parenting skills; family environment; guidelines; children with disabilities; communication techniques;