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Holiday Resource Page!


(This holiday resource page will be updated as new information comes in.)

Tips and Strategies

Twelve Tips for Helping Individuals with Autism Have a Happy Holiday Season   by Autism Society of America

Ten Tips to Prevent Autism-Related Shopping Meltdowns   by Different Roads to Learning

Making the Most of the Holidays for Your Family and Your Son/Daughter on the Autism Spectrum   by Indiana Resource Center for Autism

Parenting Special Needs Magazine   Holiday Issue

Autism and the Holidays: Sensory Overload   by the Bradley Hospital

Social Stories

Visiting Family During Christmas   by Positively Autism

Visiting Family During Christmas - A Social Skills Article   by Positively Autism

Crafts / Activities / Events

Holiday Page   by Autism Society of Maine (Winter Edition Newsletter)

ASM Calendar of Events  See what's happening!

ASM Facebook Page  


Fundraiser for ASM! 3 in 1 Bracelet - Water’s Edge Silks and Jewelry

On this Holiday Season, the Autism Society of America is featuring a Holiday Catalog Online Store that will provide a wonderful listing of holiday gifts. The catalog will include: 1) Gifts produced by agencies that employee autistic individuals who are paid at least a minimum wage and, 2). Gifts that are produced by self employed autistic entrepreneurs. The Catalog will also include opportunities for people to bid online for gift experiences.View the Holiday Giving Catalog here.

Holiday Gifts and Meals   for holiday resources available in your area, dial 211 to speak with a 211 Specialist or text your zip code to 898-211 to receive information or referrals directly to your phone.

AmazonSmile   Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Autism Society of Maine whenever you shop on AmazonSmile


Holiday Preparation Tips: Will you be Traveling by Air for the Holiday?   by Autism Society of America

Wandering and Safety   by AWAARE Colaboration

Adventures with Autism: the Airport Experience   by Jet Blue and Autism Speaks