The holidays offer many pleasant experiences and excitement for children and their families. Unfortunately, they also tend to add some degree of stress. For children with special health care needs and children with disabilities, the holidays can be overwhelming, often to an extent that can impact the whole family. The following web sites offer strategies and suggestions to help make the holidays more enjoyable – or at least tolerable – for children with special needs and their families.

 

https://www.autismsociety-nc.org/holiday-letter-helping-friends-and-family-understand-your-child-with-asd/

https://adayinourshoes.com/printable-social-stories-for-christmas-and-thanksgiving-for-kids-with-autism-and-other-challenges/

http://www.ldonline.org/article/11894/

http://www.eastersealstech.com/2014/12/17/12-apps-christmas-kids-special-needs/