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Aggressive Behavior FAQs

Every parent has been there - trying to teach a child not to throw a tantrum when you tell them playtime is over or getting a child to stop biting other children who take their toys. Although frustrating, these behaviors are common in all children. However, a major difference between children with autism and children without autism is how and when they learn why these behaviors are not acceptable and how they should react instead. First, it’s important to understand why children with
There is no single way to reduce extreme aggression or violence in children with autism, but you don’t have to try and resolve it alone. When a child with autism is acting aggressively, the best course of action is to seek professional help from a renowned behavior therapy center.  There are some instances where you can reduce the behavior at home, and others where you absolutely need outside intervention. Keep reading to learn more about the situations where outside intervention is th
Aggressive Behavior FAQs 25 February 2021
If you’re here, you likely need answers regarding your child’s aggressive behavior. Before we dive into our tips for how to stop an autistic child from hitting, you must understand why this occurs in the first place. Unable to express their thoughts or feelings in words, children with autism may “lash out” and hit, scratch, or bite their parents or siblings. Hitting can range from an open-handed slap to a closed-fisted punch, and some outbursts may even injure themselves or others.
Aggressive Behavior FAQs 25 February 2021
Aggressive behavior can impede development of children with autism. They need compassion, understanding, and structure to succeed, and Therapeutic Pathways is here to help make that goal a reality. Keep reading to learn how autism aggression treatment using ABA therapy can help your child.   1. Celebrate their strengths and reward flexibility. Many children with autism have distinct skill sets and impressive intellectual abilities. For example, some children can learn a new instru
Aggressive Behavior FAQs 25 February 2021
If your toddler has autism and is exhibiting aggressive or harmful behaviors, seek treatment as soon as possible. Negative behaviors like aggression can inhibit your child’s development. Experts promote early intervention as the best way to get your child on track and help them develop alongside their peers. Keep reading to learn more about how early intensive behavioral intervention for autism could be the best opportunity to help your child thrive. For more information, contact Therape
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