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Watch | World Autism Day: Explaining the pandemic to those with special needs

A video on how the COVID-19 pandemic is explained to those with special needs

How to explain the impact of coronavirus on everyday life for individuals with autism and reduce their anxiety and confusion during the COVID-19 lockdown.

It might be challenging and feel unnecessary to deconstruct the situation for a special child. A simple, yet effective, way is through the use of visual calendars and social stories — the latter is a common technique to explain a broad and complex concept by over-simplifying the events.

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Printable version | May 31, 2020 8:24:27 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/explaining-the-pandemic-to-those-with-special-needs/article31233410.ece

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