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The Parenting Spectrum

02 | Understanding your child


No two people on the autism spectrum are the same. Each person possesses a unique set of strengths, interests and capabilities, but may also experience difficulties navigating the world. From stimming to eye contact to sensory meltdowns, there’s a lot to understand about how autistic people process the environment around them. Fiona and Travis meet autistic kids and adults who share the great and wonderful discoveries they’ve made about themselves and parents share strategies they’ve learnt to support their children. WARNING: This episode includes recordings of loud hand dryers