Preparing to Visit the Doctor

For children with autism and other learning challenges, visiting the doctor can be a huge source of anxiety.  Likewise, parents can stress out for weeks prior to an upcoming doctor’s appointment, anticipating their child's potential outbursts and not wanting to subject their child to the related anxiety.  To help your family prepare for your next doctor's visit, here are 4 tips to help you and your child alleviate the stress:

1. Roleplay