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Out and about

Getting out and about should be a normal part of any family's life. Living with autism might make this more of a challenge but with planning and support every family can enjoy life outside the home. In this section you'll find tips and advice about making trips to the dentist, using public transport and how to prepare for a family holiday. After all, we're all about making the ordinary possible.

Out and about

Getting out and about should be a normal part of any family's life. Living with autism might make this more of a challenge but with planning and support every family can enjoy life outside the home. In this section you'll find tips and advice about making trips to the dentist, using public transport and how to prepare for a family holiday. After all, we're all about making the ordinary possible.

Visiting the hairdresser
Visiting a hairdresser can actually be pretty stressful for a child with autism.

Visiting the GP
If your child has autism, the GP is likely to be an important person in your life.

Connecting trains
Me and my son have our very own father, son pastime: trains. Isaac would happily live his entire life on a train - by Matt Davis

Keeping active
Being active is important for any child but for a child with autism it’s particularly important.

Using public transport
Helping your child get to grips with getting around.

Amy Portman reviews a relaxed screening of Fantastic Beasts
One of our myVoice volunteers Amy Portman, reviews a relaxed screening on 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' at Barbican Centre.

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