For most parents is one of the worst moments in their lives during their child’s puberty. When puberty hits, have little or no control over many situations young adults to undergo serious changes in their body and their mind, and the parents. In a child with autism, puberty is no different. Even if your autistic child does not know puberty quite like others his age, change important hormones in the body. This can lead to extreme results can, and good or bad, depending on how your child responds new hormone levels.
The occurrence of seizures is one of the scarier side effects of changes in the body of the autistic person. Many people with autism experience seizures from birth to adulthood, but also if your child from these episodes do not suffer, he or it to attacks during puberty and in addition, due to the new hormone levels in the body can begin. Strange as it may seem, are violent attacks shake not necessarily a bad thing. Almost a quarter of children with autism experience seizures, but most undetected because no manual versions are seizures. If you realize that your child has an epileptic seizure, you can do something to do, and doctors will be able to treat your child better. However, if crises occur unconsciously, you and your child could not. Loss of function, can lead these small hidden crises, the devastating, especially if your child before puberty can be improved. Regular monitoring during puberty is therefore extremely important.
The changes don’t necessarily have to do something bad. New hormone levels in the body, and other changes in puberty help grow your autistic child and in areas in which he had normally no responsibility or interest, success. Reports many parents who have improved their child’s behaviour and learning in a social context has been easier.
The most important of puberty is very carefully monitor changes in your child and questions to learn your doctor many questions. Keep in mind that adolescence is a difficult experience for all young adults, and so it will be more difficult for a person with autism. Try to exercise patience and understanding with your child and make sure to regulate their autism, so that the transition from childhood to adulthood more smoothly.