Every child is a special child. The normal child is at ease because he is able to express himself. He can easily communicate through the verbal and nonverbal means. This ease lets him get rid of his unnecessary energies and lets him stay peaceful and cal. On the other hand, the autistic child has his own requirements and needs. He is deprived of the skill of normal communication. They cannot express and interact in a normal way. It is because of this deficiency that these kids are considered as special. This makes them a deserving candidate of special attention. As they feel the anxiety of not expressing themselves, therefore, they can lose control over their feelings and emotions. It is a tough nut to crack if the parents are not able to deal with them successfully. The autistic children often throw uncontrollable tantrums. In order to deal with them successfully, a parent has to be very vigilant. What a parent can do, no one can do. It may include patting on the shoulder, rubbing the back, hugging and caressing.
Some easy to handle techniques that can be used to control autism are enlisted as follows:
A proactive attitude from the parents is a must. This kind of attitude is very important in overcoming behavioral problems. It is very important to find out the exact reason for this kind of attitude. Sometimes they want attention and sometimes they feel it difficult to express them. A perfect solution has to be according to the cause of the anxiety.
A slight touch of a parent can be really changing making. It soothes the children and gives him the confidence that he is among his loved ones. As you see your child getting out of control to rub him gently. Hot towel massage can be benefitting for him too. This rub has to be very gentle and comfortable.
Once in the state of anxiety, the children get really furious. The children in this state are so aggressive that they can harm with anything in their surroundings. It is therefore of utmost importance to keep the space clear and clean to avoid serious harm.
When you see your child getting out of hands try diverting his attention. Give him anything that can keep him busy. Good special needs toys are an excellent option. You may also like to give him toys similar to the fidgets; sensory toys etc. buy the toys with soothing textures and shapes.
Let him express. Don’t make him feel someone different. Pay attention to his words and expressions. Don’t speak when he is trying to communicate. Don’t interrupt in between. He will not feel comforted until he has fully gotten rid of his internal feelings.