Autism is a development disorder that children and parents learn to cope with. The love that parents have for their children can help overcome many of the problems dealing with Autism.
There are a few things that may enlighten you about Autistic children and their challenges. What causes Autism? There are some scientists that are hinting that autism possibly is more than just genetics. There is suggestions that environmental factors such as shampoo, heavy lead, Mercury, Automotive Exhaust, and much more cause Autism. Read more…
Autism is part of a developmental disability that causes delay in many of the developmental basic skills such as the ability to socialize, form relationships, or the ability to communicate effectively. They further state that an autistic child may show signs of repetitive body movements, hand flapping or head banging. Read More. . .
Although I have only seen a few cases of Autism, I recall one autistic child that I thought was seemingly quite loud. I would hear her loud voice. I did not understand at the time what was going on. Later the parent told me her child had Autism. I watched the small children that were near, they seemed somewhat alarmed and afraid, because they did not understand at the time.
What is all the talk about water and Autism? According to The Daily Mail.co.uk. Sitting in a tub of hot water for a half hour helped children to be more sociable. This study also showed that sitting in the tub made them less prone to the repetitive action that can occur over and over.
When I first heard about Katy Perry’s song and video “Roar,” I wondered what all the hype was about. My grandchildren were all excited telling me that Katy Perry had a contest and if their music video was chosen, Katy Perry would come to their school. It turns out that there was someone else, an 8-year-old child with Autism, that liked Katy Perry’s song also. Jack Robbins, who normally does not say a word was repeatedly singing her song over and over. So apparently, there is something to music and Autistic children. Read more . . .
What should you do if you witness a kid having an autistic tantrum? According to Belief.net you should not make comments to parents such as, “Can’t you control your kid?’ Instead, ignore what is happening in front of you, because it is none of your business. They do suggest giving a smile and possibly a sympathetic comment. I commend those parents that face the daily challenges of raising an Autistic child.
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