In this episode of Research2Practice, Kara Hume joins us to talk about how and why students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) might express grief differently from their peers who do not have ASD. Listen in to find out how you can best support these students after a loss.
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About the guest
Kara Hume is a scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill. She co-authored the TEACHING Exceptional Children article, “Supporting Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder Through Grief and Loss” which outlines eight steps to help school personnel support students with ASD in times of grief.