From a very young age, we learn several fundamental life skills, and among them is to protect ourselves and stand for ourselves.
Unfortunately, this particular skill doesn’t emerge naturally to the child with Autism. We have to teach them how to self-defense themselves. The earlier we start, the earlier they are ready to face bullying.
How to teach an autistic child to face bullying: Implement 3 simple, everyday techniques to build this Life skill.
Bravo, mom! You have already done a remarkable job by juggling between kids, cooking, laundry, and your remote work schedule for almost 5 weeks now. That’s an immense achievement, and you deserve a pat on your back!
Although you have survived adequately so far, yet you are facing meltdowns, issues with focus, direction following, etc.?
Depending on the countries you are in, this is either week 2 or week 3 of the lockdown. All your child’s therapies are canceled to maintain social distance for an indefinite period. This lockdown period may make your ASD child regress in many skills that he/she may have picked up after a lot of struggle.