A Parent’s Guide to Safe Outdoor Play for Children with Autism

Outdoor play has profound benefits for children. Beyond physical activity, outdoor play contributes to a child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development, improves sensory skills, and boosts moods and concentration.
Unfortunately for children with autism and other special needs, the outdoors is also fraught with risk. So how can parents design safe outdoor spaces where special needs children can play worry-free? Let these resources from MORC help you design a safer backyard for your family. Read more.