Children with Aspergers Syndrome exhibit poor social interactions, obsessions, odd speech patterns, limited facial expressions and other peculiar mannerisms. They might engage in obsessive routines and show an unusual sensitivity to sensory stimuli.
What do kids with Aspergers struggle with?
People with Aspergers Syndrome have difficulty with the social aspects of life and often have inappropriate responses to social situations. One of the major problems for children with Aspergers Syndrome is understanding social cues in a given situation.
How do you discipline a child with Aspergers who won t listen?
How to Correct Problem BehaviorREFRAME. Your interpretation of the “why” behind the behavior might be increasing your own anger… and it might be wrong. RESEARCH. Look for patterns to see what your child might be trying to say. REINFORCE & PUNISH. Behaviors have consequences. REPEAT. REQUEST.
Can you outgrow Aspergers?
Both people with ADHD and Tourettes syndrome may have such mild symptoms as adults that they no longer meet the clinical diagnosis of the disorder, he said. Nevertheless, the results are contrary to the conventional wisdom that a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome is one that a person cannot “grow out of”.
What should you not say to a child with Aspergers?
5 things to NEVER say to someone with Autism:“Dont worry, everyones a little Autistic.” No. “You must be like Rainman or something.” Here we go again… not everyone on the spectrum is a genius. “Do you take medication for that?” This breaks my heart every time I hear it. “I have social issues too. “You seem so normal!Dec 13, 2017
How do you calm down an Aspergers child?
Low: Use a low, quiet voice to speak to your child. Slow: Their language processing is generally slower than ours (especially after a meltdown) so speak few words and each word slowly. Offer choices: In your quiet, slow speech, give them a couple of choices that they can choose to do now to feel better.