When a family member with autism is diagnosed, there is a large amount of information, go to the teaching by parents of a child with autism, and there is also information for parents about the management of the different behaviors of a child with autism. There are fewer learning tools for those, the autistic brother, even if there is a situation very stressful for the brothers and sisters, the child with autism. The following tips can children to cope with an autistic brother.
Sometimes involved parents to prepare for the impending transition, they forget that their other children have their needs and those of their child with autism also deal with the new situation. The brothers and sisters, the child with autism can often feel the new acute situation. You feel neglected or jealous of the autistic child who receives more attention from their parents. In addition, they find their colleagues constantly tease have an autistic brother, which can lead to more stress. This can result in behavioral problems live with siblings and are to be considered “Problem Child”. In some cases brother try even hurting autistic brother or the sister who tries to escape the familial environment.
However, this is not always the case. Sometimes with an autistic brother forced, “adult”, and you are responsible for. Perhaps there is a strong emotional bond with the autistic brother and a strong desire to keep him or her safe in all situations. In addition, life can teach with an autistic brother, be more open about the differences of others. This way you will have an autistic brother is an experience which enrich pushes individuals mentally and emotionally stronger and in the life of others be tolerant
A tip for the brothers and sisters to her autistic brother or sister to confront is to find a support group. Resources should be made available the local chapter of the Autism Society of America. This is especially important to help the brothers and sisters feel that she is the other place not alone and isolated in this situation with the same kind of problems. Also try to increase the family interaction. Plan a family day or family night every week, where children spend time with parents or other family members, their day, or week, sharing experiences and problems. The best thing to remember is open to how you feel. If children feel that their parents are neglecting some aspects of her life, questions just for a moment of their time often is the best solution. It is important for parents to understand the needs of their children for attention, whether she autistic or not. Communication is the key to help the family-run smoothly.