Making simple design changes when outfitting a home can help create a safe and comforting space for children with autism or sensory processing issues.
With one in 59 children now identified with autism spectrum disorder, more parents are experimenting with making design changes at home to help their special needs children cope.
In this article on the New York Times, the author, Kaya Laterman, shares simple design changes and hacks parents have used to help their special needs children. Outfitting a Home for a Child on the Autism Spectrum.
Special needs planning attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
She assists families of people with special needs, people planning for the retirement years and people administering estates.