While we all want our children to be able to have these experiences, we also need to balance that with the understanding that it may not be important to them. Quite often, as parents, we assume that our children want these experiences because we ourselves have had them and that may not be the case.
Start Here: Ask your child if they would like to go Trick or treating on Halloween
If they answer yes, here are some tips and tricks for a successful inclusive Halloween experience here.
If they answer no, there is a list of alternative Halloween ideas here or you can watch CTN’s Halloween videos here.
If you are unsure of whether your child would like to participate due to communication or cognitive challenges, think about your child’s individual personality, strengths and needs. Some questions to consider are…
Canada's National Ballet School - Adaptive Dance Program - Toronto
The NBS Kids – Adaptive Dance Program was created by Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in consultation with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.
Autism Ontario - Youth Cooking Program (8-17) - Online
Autistic youth 8-17 are invited to join our 8-weeks virtual cooking program where they will advance their culinary skills and try new foods.
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