Does Autism Isolate a Person? Find out

There are many characteristics in individuals with autism, that can cause isolation. Many autistic children have various signs of these causes, which is a concern for isolation. For example:

==> Poor eye contact.

==> Disabilities and not knowing social skills, delays, such as having an ordinary conversation, hugging or holding another person, understanding the emotions of another person and their own.

==> Autistic children have problems or challenges with routine and repetitious behavior.

==> Rocking back and forth, banging heads.

==> Wringing hands, and having a spacial stare.

==> Laughing out of control, for no apparent reason.

==> Not following simple directions, because they seem to be not listening or in their own world.

==> Not being able to form sentences and verbally carry on a conversation.

==> Some are not toilet trained when it is considered to be the norm at a certain age. Some autistic individuals will never learn to go to the bathroom on their own.

==> Do not like changes, but feel comfortable with routine.

==> Repetitive behavior that sometimes will be out of control.

There are many other behavior problems as well. Autism is a disorder that is and can be complex with its many variations. It can be difficult for children with autism to have social interactions, as well as the parent(s), caregiver(s) with their children. Therefore, autism does, and can isolate a person.

One of the major issues for autism that can isolate the individual, is their ability not to communicate verbally or understand what other people are saying or doing. It becomes a puzzle to them and others. This causes isolation.

Many children with the disorder of autism will repeat the same activities over and over again. They have repetitive behaviors, and do not want to change or learn another new activity or game.

If you are parent(s), caregiver(s), who have a child with autism, you know how challenging it is for your child to be involved, to take part and nurture relationships with others. It is difficult for them to cultivate relationships, therefore, they become isolated. Healthy relationships require communication and understanding of how relationships are developed.

Remember, that there is no one treatment or cure for autism that fits the various degrees, levels and spectrum of autism. Due to the facts that autism has many categories or levels, it is not clear what the answers are to change the behavior of isolation, because of the many challenges it brings to the surface.

Isolation with a child that has autism, is frustrating for both the child and the people involved with the child.and it can become a negative way to live and respond to a positive spirit.

There are therapies and organizations that can help or assist with your child and you, from becoming isolated. Some of these approaches are:

==> Medications that are prescribed by your doctor or specialist, to be for that particular individual with a particular behavior of autism.

==> Programs that focus on reducing problem of behaviors and teaching new positive skills.

==> There are individual educational programs that are geared for the specific needs of the child.

==> Treatment programs which are designed to cover various learning methods and goals for development.

==> Programs that are designed to try to increase good behavior, reduce problem behaviors that will improve a more positive and valuable life style.

Do the best you can to keep your child who has autism from being isolated. Enjoy your child and know he or she is a special person. There is new research and updated information being made about autism. Take time to read and search for new updated information that will benefit your child and you.

Bonita Darula provides you with imperative information about Autism. If you desire more information on a particular topic that will benefit both your child and you, be her guest at ==> and learn more about this subject-matter.

This article was published on 12 Aug 2010 and has been viewed 300 times
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