How to help your child with mental illness (autism) and special needs grow, develop and become an adult
Freedom is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children. Being alone may not be an option for every child, but helping their children get the most out of life is every parent’s dream. Freedom comes in all shapes and sizes. Our children are constantly changing. If we don’t focus on the little things our kids can do, we won’t see their potential.
How can you help your child grow and develop if they don’t grow and change on their own? As parents, we take the lead and hold the key to our children’s future. When we can live in the present and look at it in a better light, not only will we be able to manage as parents, but we will become more informed about the process. Our desire to be healthy, we must give more. The more fun we have, the more we can help children. When you train like that, the whole family wins.
Things to do:
1. Don’t compare your children to others.
2. Praise them for what they can do. 3. Focus on the good rather than the bad.
4. Take time for yourself and find ways to bring laughter and joy into your life.
5. As parents, we create a family home.
6. We need help, support and encouragement from caregivers and understanding from our children.
7. We don’t have to do it alone. There are people who really want to help. Welcome them and let them help and support you. The better you take care of yourself, the more you will give and help your child reach their full potential. We do it together and we have to be on the same team to do it.
Here are some important tools and tips I learned while helping my son become independent.
1. Don’t listen when others say your child can’t do something.
2. Always trust your instincts and trust your heart.
3. Be gentle, especially when you think it’s not important.
4. Variations can be beautiful.
5. Encouragement builds self-esteem.
6. Be sure to listen to the silence of the words.
7. Acceptance and providing support helps soothe the soul.
8. Take care of yourself before refueling. 9. Gratitude is a source of strength.
10. Hope and believe that whatever is possible will weather the storm.
11. Kindness is necessary, not luxury.
12. It is important not to give up.
13. Acceptance is the answer.
Amalia Starr is a mother, mental health advocate, family counselor and author of Parenting Brandon. Starr’s youngest son, Brandon, is 37. He suffers from autism called Asperger’s disease, incurable epilepsy and learning disabilities.
Experts who work with Brandon say Brandon won’t be able to be alone. they were wrong Brandon loved independence and had been single for over 12 years.
How to get more help with autism
There are still many unanswered questions about mental health. Experts are still unable to identify the true cause of mental illness. There is no clinical evidence for children with autism. Treatment is expensive and not required. Parents and guardians should be able to help treat autism. Children all over the world are affected by this problem and most still do not know what to do.
The number of children diagnosed with autism is increasing and in need of more mental health services. Children with disabilities suffer without much help. What’s worse is that ASD doesn’t just affect children, it also affects other families, especially siblings.
To seek help for autism, a child must be diagnosed and enrolled in the appropriate program. In this way, their growth will be enhanced and they will have a better future.
Recent studies have shown that genetic characteristics increase the risk of developing ASD. Experts believe that the development of genetic testing will help children with mental illness at an early stage, resulting in greater benefits.
Autism is a disorder that affects more and more children in their communication and social skills. It also affects the work and interests of children. Here are some tips on how to help with Autism (infants, toddlers and infants).
Get your child fully screened
There are five types of autism spectrum and each affects them differently. Also, not all children with mental illness are created equal. Due to their different behaviors and conditions, the treatment may be different.
Register your child for medical treatment
Since autism affects speech and communication, children should be enrolled in speech therapy as soon as possible. Integrative Thinking (SIT) should also be used as children with dementia are believed to be overwhelmed or vulnerable by the environment. SIT will improve the brain’s ability to process the information necessary for the child to function better in the environment.
Enroll your child in the appropriate school before age 3
Schools provide special education for children 3 years and older who have a disability. You can find out which school has the best service for your child.
Always get the latest news and updates on ASD.
There is not a lot of information about autism yet. Extensive research and development leads to a better understanding of this problem and new products are discovered every day. It is important that parents are aware of the news. It’s also a good idea to have a good book on mental health. Adequate knowledge of ASD is the best way to reduce negative effects and improve a child’s mood.