Out of the Darkness Essay
University of Phoenix Out of the Darkness! Communicating with Autistic Children
What would you consider using if you had to talk with a child that has Autism?
If you are someone who is unaware of what Autism is, Autism is a Developmental
Disorder also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASDs). Autism impairs the social
interactions, verbal and non-verbal communication, unusual or limited actions.
According to, "National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke”,
Children with Autism may avoid direct eye contact, fail to answer when …show more content…
|Teaching them sign language provides them a way of telling youtheir wants and needs in a manner which is more respectful and easily |
|understood. Due to this, the child would experience less frustration. (Ticani 2004). |
Communicating with autistic children can improve the way the child behaves, learns, and knowing that they can communicate better with everyone that they may come in contact with throughout their life. Music has helped when calming an autistic child. Listening to music, as we all know is calming to all of us at some point in our lives. As infants and young children, we liked lullabies, children's songs. As adults, we listen to opera, country, or even rock to calm ourselves from stress or just relaxation. For autistic children, it can be considered a very useful tool. According to “Autism Speaks” website ”Music helps in