The most unfortunate reality about Autism is not how my child is different from others or the social problems I have to deal with. But, it’s the constant, exhausting 24/7, 365 days work I have to put in, to teach my child to demonstrate appropriate behavior so that the typical world accepts him.
Autism is a brutal reality, and it has ruined my healthy life. Autism has crushed my goals and expectations for my future.
With the Stay at home orders happening currently in the world, as a parent we are wondering how to keep the kids busy as well as utilize their time productively.
As a special needs caregiver, your worry is even more since your child will miss the social skills, speech therapy, physical therapy or occupational therapy in school etc. Including ABA clinics that has been closed for safety reasons as well as in home ABA therapy sessions are cancelled.
As a responsible parent/caregiver you can do several things to encourage your child with Autism overcome their challenges. Days ahead are not going to be easy but a constant uphill battle. Now is the moment to stay strong-minded. Staying determined enables yourself to be a supportive parent to your child in need.
Given here are the 4 essential parenting tips to help your child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) thrive.