Telling parents of play mates that your child has autism

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Telling parents of play mates that your child has autism

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I do prefer that the playmates for Charlie know that he has Autism. It makes it easier for me to explain the structure that we have to have. When he has behavioral issues, parents understand what's going on. I think they tend to be more supportive and less judgmental. The play dates always go an awful lot better. They understand why we have structured a play date in a certain way. I just feel more support that way.

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Debi is a mom to two wonderful boys, ages seven and four. She lives in Culver City, CA and is a stay at home mom. Debi spends a good deal of her time caring for her seven year old high-functioning autistic son. She enjoys family time with her husband and boys, bike riding, yoga and swimming.  

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