Children with autism
Any parents who have a seriously ill child, have a hard time with this trouble, existing in a state of chronic stress. In addition to the usual worries associated with parenting and child development, on their shoulders rests a special responsibility to care for the baby. Parents raising children with autism face many challenges, especially with the lack of available information about this mysterious ailment. The land of the Soviets tell what is infantile autism.
The term "autism" was introduced into medicine about a hundred years ago by the Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Blair, studying mental disorders. The meaning of such diseases as autism, lies in the dedication itself, and the removal from the world. The word "autism" means "inside".
Not to be confused with infantile autism autistic children's behavior. which is typical of vulnerable and sensitive babies. Such children are inclined to introspection, like to play alone, avoid noisy fun, long can silently listen to conversations of adults. Their inner world is almost always closed from outsiders, but it is full of fantasies and hobbies.
Early infantile autism is a a severe form of mental illness. This rare syndrome is present from birth or develops within the first three years of the baby. Externally, it is manifested as mental underdevelopment, but, despite the rude behavior disorder, the child is not mentally retarded. He has spoken skills, ability to score.
Sometimes autistic children can hit with their unusual memory. The child is able to draw conclusions, reason, but clearly formulate his thoughts, he can not. The matter is that autistic speech is broken, aimed at communication. They can repeat the text of television advertising with exact intonation or quote an excerpt from the film, but they can not repeat anything at the request.
In addition to violations of communication, children with autism you can find unusual behavior. They can sit for hours, swaying, or running around in a room for a very long time. The systematic folding of objects is a characteristic feature of the behavior of such children.
A special place in children with autism is emotional development. Reality is perceived by them absolutely indifferently. Outwardly, they are cold and soulless children, and on the other hand - they are vulnerable and sensitive. Sometimes it seems that they do not see or hear, although the test indicates the presence of vision and hearing. For an autist, it is a huge challenge to look into the eyes of an interlocutor.
In kindergarten autistic kid plays on the sidelines, but watching what is happening around that distinguishes it from mentally retarded children. Such a child fits into the children's team due to the fact that it repeats behind all some regime moments (using a spoon, cleaning toys, etc.).
Children's autism frightens others thatmorally difficult tolerated by parents of autistic children. Such children are difficult in everyday life, they need constant control over them.
Given that autistic people are hypersensitive. we have to be very careful. Talk to them quietly, calmly
Cannot be imposed on all new, throw any objects, chosen a sick child, even if it's a stick, brought from the street. An autistic child remembers everything, and resentment too. Thus, parents can lose confidence, forcing the child to close even more.
For the patient of an autistic child important the familiar surroundings of home. He loves the same walking routes, the same clothes, utensils. For this child are a big load trips to public institutions - cinemas, concerts.
The basic rule when dealing with a child-autistic — the reward for each correct manifest form of behavior or action. Punish such children categorically impossible.
Gently overcoming the resistance of the child, you need to slowly introduce him to the real world. Incorporating into the monotonous game of the baby (for example, the monotonous opening of the desk drawer), one should try to switch his attention to something else. Gradually it is necessary to teach the child to look in the eyes, to try to start a mutual conversation.
It is not surprising, but some sports can help to overcome severe forms of autism. It's about individual sports, and not in any way commanding. Skating, swimming, biking, as well as dancing and even singing. It is noticed that when singing autists begin to hear and feel themselves.
Infantile autism, is recommended to treat effective dolphin therapy. Dolphins are able to transmit their energy activity to sick children. Children suffering from autism receive a strong emotional charge when communicating with the dolphin, which subsequently affects the improvement of their condition. Children gradually become liberated and begin to communicate more freely with people.
There are cases that the child is completely out of the autism. although it remains too vulnerable.
The land of the Soviets appeals to parents who are raising autistic children – do not be discouraged! Remedial work with your child most often gives good results. Classes with a psychologist, various special methods of management will help you learn how to handle a sick child yourself and gradually merge into the real world.
Infantile autism is not a death sentence. Don't despair! Indeed, even among famous people, too, were autistic. This is Woody Allen, and Vincent Van Gogh, and Virginia Woolf, and even Leonardo da Vinci. Who knows, maybe your child will join this list of universally recognized world geniuses.