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Helping a Child Living With Autism to Deal With Disaster

Dr. Peter Faustino and Dr. Andrew Livanis
Autism Speaks

January 1, 2015

After natural disasters, children are likely very frightened and may need help better understanding what happened. Individuals with ASD tend to be inquisitive, seeking to learn more about topics they are interested in. They may start talking a lot about floods, other natural disasters, death and tragedy.