Being a parent is a huge responsibility and weight. There will be many problems and obstacles that parents face while raising and educating children. One of the things that are currently facing many parents are caring for children with autism.
Having a child with autism is indeed a big challenge for any parent due to the different treatment for children with autism. There are so many things you can do as parents of autistic children to understand the world, such as the following :
- Follow what they like
Every child has likes and dislikes about something. If the child has its own interest in the art of drawing, for example, try to surprise them give a book or paint a picture so that they are happy. Support what they do as long as it is positive.
- Keep what makes them afraid
If your child is afraid of the dark or fear of certain animals, as far as possible keep their fears. Make their room a bright and inviting not fear. It would make more calm autistic children.
- Encouragement and support
Every child must have a dream and want to become someone or ideals. Let their imagination, capacity and would follow them. Fill purposes which could improve their brain activity.
- Teach skills of creativity
This will train a lot of things, both psychomotor and cognitive. For example, drawing, playing with paint colors, and others that make them show art activities.
It was four positive things you can do for your child with autism. Not easy, but try to always give the best and appropriate for children, because every child with autism may require different treatment.