You're about to discover how this book contains proven steps and strategies on how to help your child or loved one cope with autism. Receiving the news that your child has autism can be very terrifying, and you may succumb to feelings of depression and being discouraged. Through this book, I hope, you will understand that there are a lot of things you as a parent can do to help your autistic child live a meaningful life. You just need to fully accept your child for who he or she is and take delight in the beautiful things that your child brings into your life.
Most children who have been diagnosed with autism also suffer from some form of learning disability or mental handicap, but there are several of them who are known to have average intelligence. Many autistic children also experience epilepsy, visual impairment, and hearing disability, which are usually overly represented in this particular group of children. People diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, which is a condition that resembles autism, normally have average or above-average intelligence.
If you have a child with autism, there are several things that you can do to help your child overcome his or her challenges. But it is vital that you ensure you are also getting the support you require. When you are looking after your child who has autism, do not look at the act of taking care of yourself as being selfish because it definitely is a necessity. When you are able to strengthen yourself emotionally, you will be able to become the best parent to your child who needs you. The tips you will find in this book aim to aid you in making the life of your autistic child a lot easier.
Know what you are getting, if its ASD you are interested in, this isn't the book for you. That isnt clear until about chapter 4. But the early chapters should send alarm bells to anyone who knows even the smallest amount about ASD.
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