hand holding rapid antigen test kit
25 Jan

Helping autistic children have a RAT test

Having a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) is unpleasant and uncomfortable for most of us, even more so for autistic people who have sensory sensitivities.

With some states now insisting kids get tested twice a week in order to attend school, that adds to the stress and anxiety levels for both children and their parents.

Dr James Best shares his tips and advice to help make RAT tests less stressful and more manageable for children/young adults with autism.  

Are you doing the RAT correctly?

For months now it seems many of us have been doing it wrong! Check out this great video tutorial from ENT specialist, Dr Eric Levi, on how to do a Rapid Antigen Test correctly... Go low, Go slow!

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