Children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome have social difficulty in relationships. They may have trouble being around other people. They may have difficulty to make friends. They make not gasp social cues or facial expressions. They cannot read what is happening or going on socially. They may also have a hard time reading body language. They interpret things too literally, and are unable to gasp the implication of something. Children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome may do risky things and not understand how their behavior affects other people. They do not understand the emotional consequences of the affects of their behavior. For example, they may say something to hurt someone’s feelings and not knowing or without intending on that to happen. They may not understand why people are uncomfortable or they often do not understand the context of what people are saying.
Figure out the problem
- Assist the child in understand sarcasm and feelings. Example: The child may not understand why or when a person is being rude to him or when he is being rude to someone else.
- Have the child write down his problems.
How does your child learn
- Find out how the child learns best.
- Give specific instructions.
- Teach what they mean.
- Celebrate the little victories.