Meltdowns happen for children of different ages and for different reasons. For a child with Autism, a meltdown can sometimes last longer and be more intense.
If you answered 'YES' try these strategies:
How has your week been going? Have you had a chance to try any of these strategies yet? If so, let us know what worked for you and your family.
See you soon!
Michael Jankowski, MS, OTR/L
I wanted to discuss a topic today that I have discussed with numerous families. How having a child with Autism can put stress on your marriage/relationship with your spouse/partner.
Parenting a child with Autism can be extremely difficult:
I have had numerous parents who have children with Autism tell me how simply exhausted they are at the end of the day.
It can be extremely hard and difficult to work on a marriage/relationship with your spouse/partner when your child requires so much of your time, energy, and resources.
If so, here are some tips:
I personally recommend putting these events with your spouse/partner in your calendar, so you don’t forget
I hope you and your family have a good week. I will see you soon!
-Michael Jankowski, MS, OTR/L
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