Bereavement resources for families

Autism Spectrum Australia have designed a fact sheet about explaining death and dealing with loss. It explains to parents, supporters, family and friends about bereavement and how to help children and adults to understand what has happened.

National Autistic Society provides advice on explaining illness and death, recognising grief, and ways to remember the person who has died.

Autism West Midlands have made a guide for parents and supporters about Autism and bereavement.

Indiana resource center for Autism provides advice on supporting Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Coping with Grief and Loss through Death.

Child bereavement UK have made a video about supporting bereaved autistic children which offers suggestions and activities which may be helpful to children.

Autism Resources and Community – Provides advice on grief and loss, helping children with autism cope.

The autism blog has an interview with a clinical psychologist about different ways to support autistic children and the family.

Pathfinders for autism have developed an information sheet with suggestions and further resources for supporting autistic children with bereavement.



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