Raising Children's Network
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can behave aggressively towards themselves or other people. There are lots of strategies you can use to help prevent and manage your child’s self-injurious or aggressive behaviour.
When you recognise and build on the strengths, interests and talents of your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you can develop and strengthen your child’s confidence and self-esteem. Everyday activities give you lots of opportunities to do this.
Changes in familiar activities, places or people can make us all feel anxious. Children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can find these things particularly stressful. You can help by planning and preparing your child for changes to everyday routines and activities.
Learning how to cooperate with others is an important skill, but teaching this skill to children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be challenging. Luckily, there are many ways you can help your child with ASD develop more cooperative behaviour.
Discipline is about helping children learn how to behave appropriately. You can use a range of discipline strategies to teach your child the basics of good behaviour. The strategies you choose will depend on your child’s age.
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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).
Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.