top of page
  • Intercare

9 Quick Halloween Tips for Kids With Autism

From Intercare, here are nine quick tips for parents to help their children navigate Halloween!

1. For those not able to say Happy Halloween or Trick-or-Treat, try using communication cards.

2. Go for a simple costume (avoid masks or capes).

3. Help explain the concept of Halloween with the following movies: Casper, Halloweentown, or It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

4. Sensory-friendly party at home!

5. Don't confuse your nighttime routine, go trick-or-treating right after dinner.

6. Create and neighborhood map and have your child cross them off as you go.

7. Go with friends your child loves!

8. Carry a flashlight and/or earplugs to ensure your child doesn't get over-stimulated.

9. Have fun and feel no pressure to go out.



bottom of page