Family and Autism Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the worksheet?

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects the family unit as a whole. According to Bronfrenbrenner’s ecological model, the different elements within a system will influence each other. It is important to ensure that the family unit is supported and thought about.

A supported family system offers more opportunities for positive growth to all individuals within the system.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet offers a guideline on how family members can behave and begin to think about their position in this system. Each member of the system is important and their needs must be assessed and supported.

How to use the worksheet?

Working with your family members, these tips are the beginning of developing a holistic family system of awareness and support. You may wish to work with a mental health practitioner to further enhance these tips for your specific family.

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Autism Speaks. (2024). Autism and your Family.