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Recess Can Be Hard on Those with ASD. Researchers Say It Doesn’t Have to Be.

May 1, 2019

By: Neal Morton, The Seattle Times/TNS

Source: Disability Scoop

For typically-developing children, recess can be the best part of the school day.

Lots of friends to scream and shout with while playing tag, inventive games on the jungle gym and hard-fought competitions between the athletically inclined. A child with autism, meanwhile, may encounter recess as loud and chaotic, isolating and exhausting — making it all the more difficult to read social cues or find a way to connect and make friends.

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