Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July
Cathy Pratt and the Autism Society of America offer eight tips to help autistic people enjoy the Fourth of July.
Here's my favorite:
Bright and loud, fireworks can be overwhelming for people with ASD. Provide him/her with a way to dampen the sound – headphones, for example. Note that not every person with ASD dislikes fireworks, but plan for the most difficult scenario.