Helping a Child with Autism

Autism in Children

As a parent, it can be difficult and sometimes, overwhelming, to care for your autistic child. Here are a few tools to help you manage a child with autism.

Step 1: Safe Spaces

Create a safe and accepting environment for the child.

Create a fixed routine and reward the child for good behaviour.

Step 2: Routine + Reward

Step 3: Non-verbal Cues

Attending to the child’s non-verbal cues is important - not all children can express themselves or their frustrations verbally.

Don’t just “deal” with tantrums - finding and understanding the reason behind the tantrum is important.

Step 4: Understanding Tantrums

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