Christmas can be such a wonderful time of the year, but for some of us it can be full of anxiety, stress and uncertainty. The lack of routine and the uncertainty of it can really unsettle a child with ASD.Dylan finds Christmas particularly hard. One year he was so excited in the lead up to Christmas and then on the 24th he decided Christmas was not going to happen he wanted it to be the 26th and he would open his presents on the 26th. It was all too overwhelming for him. Over the years I have learnt how to reduce this stress for Dylan and for our family. Here I have put my 12 top tips to surviving an Autistic Christmas.