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Moving With Autism

Moving to a new home and family members with autism

One thing we take pride in here at Humboldt Storage and Moving is that no matter who you are, we are going to pull out all the stops to make sure that everyone involved can be a little more relaxed during the entire moving process. Every move is different, every family has unique circumstances and needs and everyone on our team here understands moving. We also understand that there are moving jobs where we need to implement a greater degree of planning and execution. A few years back we developed a series of videos and tip sheets to help those

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April is Autism Awareness Month

As many know now, April is Autism Awareness Month. We believe the autism community has done a good job of creating awareness around autism including the challenges and the gifts associated with it. Many individuals with autism are contributing to our communities in ways we never imagined several years ago. However, for many living with autism, the challenges that come with an autism diagnosis can cause large amounts of stress on both the individual and the family. One of those challenges is the ability to welcome change. Many with autism are comfortable in their surroundings and have a routine they follow.

For Many, Change Does Not Come Easy

That’s right… Some people just don’t like moving. Now for us at Humboldt, we try to enjoy every journey. And as you might imagine, we are moving families just about every day of the week. Some of our families are veterans to the moving experience and others are moving into their first home. And for many, it’s a journey and new beginnings and that is the way they look at moving into a new home or community. But for some, moving can be exceptionally challenging. For example, seniors downsizing might have to go through several challenges when moving. Leaving

Moving With Autism : How to Cope With Moving Day

As part of our ongoing series on Moving with Autism, we have developed a list of tools and tips to make moving day as seamless of a transition as possible. Moving with Autism Video- How to Cope With Moving Day Moving Day Tips Stick to your daily routine - Our movers will be respectful of your schedule and will try to accommodate your needs as much as possible. Include your family member on moving day as much as possible - even if it is to carry just one box into the new space. Let them dictate how much they want to

Moving With Autism : Before the Move

At Humboldt Storage and Moving, we realize just how stressful a move can be. We also know how challenging this transition can be for a family member who is on the autism spectrum. With a flurry of major changes and disruption of normal routines, relocating can be both scary and exciting. In an effort to provide useful information for families with members on the autism spectrum Humboldt has partnered with The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism and Ablevision to create this series of videos about moving with autism. Our first video, "Before the Move" - includes insight on planning and

Moving with Autism- A New Toolkit to Help Families

We all know moving can be stressful and for those on the autism spectrum, it can be even more challenging. That’s why with the help of many experts in the autism field, we have launched a new toolkit to help those who are moving with a family member on the autism spectrum. We have a special section on our website dedicated to those who are relocating to a new home and have family members on the autism spectrum. It can be found here: https://www.humboldt.com/autism There you will find a host of resources and videos to help you navigate moving

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