Being able to effectively guide the development of your autistic child requires a significant amount of work, and the parenting journey starts with a solid foundation of knowledge regarding the condition. From here, you can employ different strategies that work for your family and your child. It is our hope that this book can provide you with the information that you need to guide your child in the most effective way possible.
When parenting a child with Asperger’s Syndrome, one has to adjust any conceptions they have of raising a child, raising a family, and the struggles that are part of the growing process. A family with a special child develops and grows very differently from a completely normal one, so it’s important that parents are given the proper knowledge and tools to prepare for the journey ahead.
Targeted Age Group:: 18-100
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Autism is actually a general term that covers a host of different disorders related to impaired brain development. These conditions are often observed in different degrees or types of difficulties (social, verbal, or nonverbal challenges). Previously, these disorders were recognized as respective and separate subtypes. However, the recent DSM-5 diagnostic manual has merged these disorders under the diagnosis of autism.
Though autism has a high degree of variability, this neurodevelopmental disorder generally follows a steady course; however, this course is one that has yet to have a definitive cure. Therefore, it’s important to know how ASD progresses in order to be able to help your child manage the condition effectively.
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What is Aspergers?
Before you can do anything else, you have to know what Asperger’s Syndrome like the back of your hand. Knowledge is power, so the most effective first step is to educate yourself about what Asperger’s is and what it entails. So, what exactly is Asperger’s Syndrome?
Currently, Asperger’s is considered a less severe form of autism instead of a completely separate disorder. As such, here are the identified symptoms and characteristics of Asperger’s Syndrome that make the disorder unique:
Repetitive or Obsessive Behavior
Limited and Focused Interests
Anxiety or Depression
How is Aspergers Syndrome Treated?
By using these treatments and implementing them at an early age, many individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome are able to lead fairly typical lives and are able to relate with others.
Social Skills Training
Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy
Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy
Speech and Language Therapy
About the Author:
Grace Child, the author, writes in such a way that you won’t be wasting your time sifting through a bunch of useless content. You are going to get straightforward helpful tips to help you create a healthy and loving bond with your child that lasts a lifetime.
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