Understanding behaviour articles
Anxiety: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Anxiety: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Children and teenagers with autism can have high anxiety. It can help to get your child to notice anxious feelings and use strategies for managing anxiety.
Building confidence: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Building confidence: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
How do you build confidence in children and teenagers with autism? Start by working with their strengths, interests and talents in everyday activities.
Challenging behaviour: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Challenging behaviour: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
The challenging behaviour of children and teenagers with autism can cause a lot of stress. The first step to managing it can be spotting its triggers.
Changing routines: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Changing routines: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Children and teenagers with autism can find it hard to change their routines. If you plan for expected and unexpected change, it can help your child cope.
Cooperative behaviour: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Cooperative behaviour: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Why do children with autism struggle with cooperative behaviour? Read tips and strategies for getting cooperation from children and teenagers with ASD.
Obsessive behaviour, routines and rituals: autism spectrum disorder
Obsessive behaviour, routines and rituals: autism spectrum disorder
Many children and teens with autism have routines, obsessions or rituals that help them cope with the world. You can change this behaviour if you need to.
Sensory sensitivities: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Sensory sensitivities: children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder
Children and teens with autism can be sensitive to noise, light, clothes or temperature. You can tailor strategies to help with these sensory sensitivities.