Too many people, sounds and stimuli. Everything is so unpredictable, and therefore dangerous. Go! To hide! Closed! To close, in order not to hear. Silent, so that you are left alone – alone with himself.
With a blank wall, erected by the child for self-defense, face perhaps all parents of children with autism. From whom he protected? How to set the communication through the wall?
The first thing that comes to mind, if we are talking about autism, is full of himself kid. What other States are characterized by autistic children and are they always the same?
First of all, like all children, kids with autism spectrum disorders differ from each other, have their own character, habits. Features of autistic symptoms is very individual.
The unifying feature of these children is the difficulty of social interaction, communication and stereotyped behavior. People with autism are difficult to understand other people. Because of this, communication with family members can be especially serious for them. While we intuitively understand how to communicate with each other, people with autism, this intuitive knowledge is missing.
Despite the obvious peculiarities in the behavior of outwardly autistic people look like ordinary children, and therefore, the surrounding people often perceive them as rude and spoiled, whereas it is fundamentally Continue reading
Tip one: the most important thing you can give your child is your attention.
Listen to his stories about the school, ask clarifying questions. And remember: what you think is not very important for your son or daughter could be the most exciting event for the entire day! If your interest in its Affairs and concerns, he will feel your support. Listening to it carefully, you will be able to understand what the child needs your help, what should talk with a teacher, what really happens after you say goodbye to him at the door of the school.
Tip two: your positive attitude to school and teachers will facilitate the child’s adjustment period.
Collaborate with your child’s teachers, offer help, be active. In the class with active parents as it is noticed, closer and better relationships between children, more interesting life, more holidays and trips.
Even if you personally, as parents, have any questions to the teachers, you feel that something needs to be done differently, all friction should remain between adults. Otherwise the child will be forced to be torn between the love of parents and authority of the teacher. Very harmful negative or disrespectful statements about school and teachers “in the family circle”, it is much more difficult child adaptation period, would undermine the peace of the child and confidence Continue reading