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Need help desperately

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Yesterday my 11 year old ASD daughter refused to climb on  the escalator in the shopping mall. Usually she has no problems in getting on. She would hold her dad’s hand and hop in..Just not sure if it’s her sensory preference or anxiety kicking in!! Need advice desperately. Any thoughts how to deal with the situation would be helpful 

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Hi crazymom,


Unfortunately I don't have much experience in supporting someone with autism. However, I found a page on the victorian gov website that has some hand supports, services and advice for parents supporting children with autism. Hope this helps: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/servicesandsupport/autism-spectrum-disorder-support-servi...