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7 Ways to Be an Everyday Advocate for Your Child with Autism

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Principle 6 – Collaborate: Be a Team Builder


Martin's Advice: Constantly strive for synergy – working together to pool your human resources and help your child. Your team may include a specialty physician who meets your child once or twice, and your child's special education aide who sees her in school every day. Even if you feel exhausted and stressed from your everyday experiences, always have high-quality interactions and keep the big picture as an advocate for your child in mind. Being an amicable teammate will offer big advantages.

Source: The Everyday Advocate: Standing Up for Your Child with Autism

Next: Principle 7 – Educate: Be a Voice for Your Child

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