you have been waiting for so long, 9 months, to hear your child voice, to look at his eyes, then the surprise, the child doesn’t speak, with less attention to everything around him, “till the doctor says “Your kid has Autism”, Words were So Cold and heavy for you, but Super mums never give up!
and now we will provide you with everything you want to know about autism
What is autism?
Autism is a highly variable, neurodevelopmental disorder, this symptoms first appear during infancy or childhood and symptoms gradually begin at the age of six months, until the age of two or three years.
Symptoms of Autism:
Autistic Children have difficulty with verbal and non-verbal communication like abnormal body posturing or facial, expressions, strange tone of voice, avoidance of Eye contact, behavioral disturbances, Flat or Monotonic Speech.
Reasons for Autism:
There is not one single factor known as the absolute cause for autism, but there are some things that increase the chance of autism, such as genetic disorders, or environmental factors, where a large portion of health problems are the result of genetic factors, and environmental factors together, and other factors that are undergoing research and study recently, or during childbirth itself.
in fact, until now the science has not found an effective treatment for autism, and the treatment depends on the child being subjected to special rehabilitation, education and training programs to help him gain the various life skills he needs, as well as to improve the symptoms and behavioral disorders he suffers from with speech difficulties or Communication, or delayed mental and cognitive abilities and other problems that an autistic patient may have.
Dealing with autistic children:
Parents play an essential role, in discovering the disorder and in treating it.
They are the first who notice the symptoms and their appearance on the child, and they constitute the basic environment that surrounds the child.
parents should notice any strange symptoms on their child, and the therapist will transfer the case if necessary to a specialist psychiatrist to evaluate and diagnose the condition.
and parents must be patient, dealing with this disease requires them more time and effort to help their child overcome the difficulties and problems that the child suffers.
autistic children mental Skills:
People think that people with autism have mental disorder, but autism does not prevent the person from practicing normal life, many people with autism have unique talents and mental capabilities that other people do not have, and an example of this master musician Mozart Amadeus and Temple Grandin She holds a Ph.D. in zoology and many other examples.
World Autism Day:
on the second of April, at the end of 2007, the United Nations General Assembly approved this day as the first global day dedicated to autism, and this is to raise awareness against this disorder and to support all patients around the world.
The role of Rowaad al khaleej International Schools in integrating autism children in schools
Believing from Rowaad al khaleej International Schools, that the special abilities people have the talent, they approved the educational grant program for special education students, in the spirit of contributing to the manufacture of a promising generation of young people of the homeland armed with knowledge, skill, and awareness of the requirements of development.
In addition to the distraction and hyperactivity, autism was on the first list of the target group for special abilities, and one of the advantages that the student of special abilities gets is that the cost of the special education program presented at Gulf Pioneers International Schools is 50% or with a full discount according to the committee’s decision.