MANAGEMENT OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN

Kate Amodenu Anyanwu, Jacob Filgona, Linus K. Sababa

Abstract


Psychologists, therapists and other professionals that are concerned in the wellbeing of all creation are in the business of promoting and maintaining good health. The paper titled “Management of Autistic Children’’ discussed how Autistic individuals and their parents can be helped with the emotional and psychological problems they are passing through. The paper highlighted the concept of Autism, its obvious characteristics in communication, social development and repetitive behaviour. Furthermore, it discussed how best to improve the management of Autistic individuals. The roles of parents and guidance Counsellors in the management of Autistic Children were highlighted. It was recommended that there should be testing of Autistic individuals to ascertain the particular learning style he/she is best suited for. Individual counseling of parents of the affected ones would also be of great help and encouragement to them.  

 

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autistic children; autism; management; aloneness; repetitive behaviour

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