For adults and children on the autism spectrum, getting a COVID-19 vaccine is easier said than done

For adults and children on the autism spectrum, getting a COVID-19 vaccine is easier said than done

Peta Rostirola was worried about getting her son, Pablo, vaccinated at a mass vaccination centre. Peta Rostirola received her COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccine site and thought the whole process was smooth and easy. But when her 13-year-old son, Pablo, became eligible for the vaccine, she knew it would be a different story altogether. Pablo is on the autism spectrum, and while experiences may vary, people on the spectrum may deal with sensory issues if they visit a new or crowded place. “The whole process took over an hour, and there is no way my son would be […]

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