Finding the right therapist for your autistic child is challenging. Often parents are given referrals to a clinic and take the therapist they are given. Did you know that you can screen therapists and determine if you want them to work with your child? You should because the most important tool in any type of therapy is the relationship between the therapist and the client.
As parents, it's essential to be vigilant and discerning in selecting a professional who can provide the best support tailored to your child's unique needs. To help guide you through this process, below is a list of red flags and green flags to watch out for. Recognizing these indicators can make all the difference in ensuring a positive and effective therapeutic experience for your child on the autism spectrum.