When spending family time together, everyone can comfort and learn from each other—neurotypical and autistic family members alike.
Find resources, activities, and videos to help you make the most of family time and celebrate the special role siblings play.
Each Family Is Amazing
A video about different kinds of families.
Julia’s Family Gets Ready
A video about families pulling together.
Four printable pages to help siblings of children with autism explore their thoughts and feelings.
A Sibling Story
A video about the role of siblings in families touched by autism.
A printable to help children celebrate the uniqueness of each family member.
I Love My Family
A video that celebrates family love.
Sesame Workshop and Exceptional Minds Q&A
Join us for a conversation with representatives from Sesame Workshop and the artists from Exceptional Minds.
A coloring page with Julia and her brother Samuel.
A Pizza Problem
A video about managing the stress that comes with the unexpected.
Learn more ways to support children with autism—from building flexible thinking skills to making friends.
Building a Skillset for Flexible Thinking
Autistic children depend on predictable routines to help them feel safe and “stay on track.” But routines inevitably change—that’s when having patience and flexibility becomes important!
Talking About the Challenges of Autism
Parenting an autistic child comes with demanding challenges, but you aren’t alone.
How to Make Friends
Autistic children can face unique challenges making new friends. Here are some resources that can help.