Autism and Divorce: Custody and Time-Sharing With a Special Needs Child

Autism and divorce often bring additional challenges not relevant to other divorcing couples.  We’ve outlined a few tips for you that address autism as well as other special needs children.  Let’s start with the basics.

According to the CDC, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Unlike other developmental disabilities, there is often nothing about how people look that sets them apart.  However, people with ASD may communicate and behave differently as well as interact and learn differently from other people. read more