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Tips for making the Fourth of July more enjoyable

fireworkThe Fourth of July brings fireworks, barbecues, patriotic band music and lots of flag-waving crowds. For families of some individuals with autism or sensory processing difficulties, this holiday "fun" can be a challenge. Click here to read The Washington Post article that includes tips for making the upcoming holiday more enjoyable.

In observance of Independence Day, the general AuSM office will be closed on Friday, July 3. Mental Health Service appointments scheduled for that day will take place as planned.