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Visiting the Doctor—Autism Toolkit

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How can I prepare my child for a visit to the doctor?

Going to the doctor can be stressful for any child. For a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there may be extra challenges because of sensory, communication, and other symptoms. Here are some tips to help make visiting the doctor easier.

What if preparing ahead of time doesn?t help? What else can I do to make the visit go smoothly?