My good friends at Texas Parent-to-Parent sent out their fall newsletter with some tips to help kids with disabilities, and particularly those with autism, Aspergers and sensory dysfunction to make the most of Halloween.
I asked Sam tonight if he remembers when it got easier for him to wear Halloween costumes. He stopped eating his Blue Bell Christmas Cookie ice cream long enough to say "high school."
So, long past the trick-or-treating days.
Here's a tip sheet for costumes and activities.
And here's a tip sheet for the rest of us to help make Halloween special for all the kids.
Remember what Lucy Van Pelt said: Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker.