9 Essential Tips: Concerts and End of Year Celebrations
Use calendars, schedules, diaries to forewarn about upcoming events
Give a JOB. In the concert let them be the stage hand, the door keeper, the school photographer. The more focused and clear their JOB the less stress.
Limit their choices and be very specific with choices i.e. sit at end of row, not anywhere in hall!
Give something in their hands as students with autism usually calm best when have something in their hands. See “sensory tools” for ideas
Give them a buddy, make sure you pre-warn buddy how to supportive