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Video: How autism spectrum disorder affects siblings

3-18 years

In this short video, parents talk about the impact of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on siblings. They suggest ways to give all children in your family time and attention. They talk about making sure that typically developing children understand their siblings with ASD. And they note that sibling relationships can be especially good for children with ASD.

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ASD: what about the siblings? (PDF 36kb)

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