How to deal Anxiety in autistic children and how to recognize it.
Nervousness may manifest itself in different features at different times in the process of autism, which makes it have different environmental demands.
Here are some of the tips that can help you recognize anxiety in autistic children:
- Specific Phobia
- Social Anxiety
- Separation Anxiety
Here are some of the things that can trigger anxiety in autistic children:
- Social situations
- Sensory Issues
Relaxation and calming strategies
Another way you can use to help your child deal with anxiety is by helping him/her to learn how to calm down every moment he /she feels anxious.
- Recognize what triggers anxiety
Recognizing what triggers anxiety can be very helpful to identify how to hep. You can help your child to cope with this anxiety and overcome his/her fright.
- Visual Transitions
Many Autistic Kids can't deal with a transition between activities, they can get confused and scared. With visual schedules you can help them picture the scenario and prepare them to the transition their about to overcome.
- Safe Spaces
Providing your kid a safe space and letting her/him know where this space is can be very helpful. It is important to remember this safe space can't be used as a regular solution to anxiety.
- Relaxation techniques
Teaching your kid some relaxation techniques can be very helpful and satisfying to your kid. Meditation can be a secure technique to use with your kid.Nervousness can have various effects on your child. Therefore, you should ensure that you help them practice these tips when they are calm.