Want more tips for helping prepare your child with ASD for doctor’s visits? Below are some links and resources that might be helpful.
Allen, J., & Klein, R. (1996). Ready…Set…R.E.L.A.X.: A Research-Based Program of Relaxation, Learning, and Self-Esteem for Children. Watertown, WI: Inner Coaching.
Culbert, T., & Kajander, R. (2007). Be the Boss of Your Pain: Self-Care for Kids. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit.
Davis, M., Eshelman, E. R., McKay, M., & Fanning, P. (2008). The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbiner.
Gray, C. (2010). The New Social Stories Book (10th ed.). Arlington, TX: Future Horizons.
Gillis, J. M., Natof, T. H., Locksin, S. B., & Romanczyk, R. G. (2009). Fear of routine physical exams in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 24, 156-168.
Huebner, D., & Matthews, B. (2005). What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to do Guides for Kids). Washington, DC: Magination Press.
Thorne, A. (2007). Are you ready to give care to a child with autism? Nursing, 37, 59-61.