Family members should not compare the child diagnosed with autism with normal children.
Family members should arrange family parties with the equal participation of the autistic child and his or her parents and should share their time with them and give them sympathy and support.
The home environment should be guided by patience, motivation, serenity and consistency.
Yes, it is okay to leave your child with a babysitter or a caregiver, given that you have thoroughly assessed, oriented and instructed the caregiver about your child’s autism disorder. It is also important that the caregiver or babysitter is a person of good, reliable and trustworthy personality.
Problems in autism, such as nervous pressure, physical problem, and other stresses, can be lessened by the application of this program. The ABA therapy is a Life Skills type of program that is very useful in autism treatment.
As for any kind of negative reaction or response, always keep calm and speak clearly and precisely. Getting upset or angry will only further complicate the issue as the child would have to deal with emotions/emotional reactions of the caregiver that are difficult to understand in an already confusing situation. Gentle encouragement to try and […]
Always make the child aware of any changes that may happen ahead of time to try and reduce any anxiety of fear that the change or changes may cause.