“Oh, Your Child Has Autism. How Can I Help?”

If you’re only visiting Autism land, rather than living here permanently, you may wish to get to know some of the population, or feel that you’d like to help them somehow. So how can you offer help when you might not be sure exactly what sort of help is needed? Perhaps you’ve even tentatively made an effort, only to be rebuffed by a parent who assures you that, “everything is fine” and that no help is required. Continue reading