Self Esteem, Social Stories, Tips
Many children and young adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) engage in special hobbies.
This can be looked as strengths that can help to advance your child’s learning, build social skills, and boost their self-esteem.
- Their special hobbies can also be used to spur friendships.
- Use Social Stories can to explain social situations.
For example, if your child has a special inclination towards computers, he or she may find it easier in engaging with another child with the same special interest.
Another example would be using Social Stories to explain social situations for children with Autism.
They are stories that can be used in a way to rejoice in your child’s accomplishments and gifts.
One way is through writing a Social Story about your child’s talents or skills. Make sure to add in relevant photos or provide samples of encouragement.
This will resonate as a positive memory in your child that will help him or her to understand their significance and value.