Supporting Grieving People of All Abilities
Every grief is unique and effective grief support will look different based on the needs of the individual. This is especially true when it comes to supporting people with neurodivergent conditions like Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, and Down syndrome, among others. Below are a few resources that can help you offer meaningful support.
Social stories can be a helpful tool for helping children of all abilities understand death, loss, and grief. HEARTplay provided some examples of what a death/grief-related social story might look like.