Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Mar 11th, 2017, 21:15 PM   1
KateNicola
Mum (Mom)
Chat Happy BnB Member
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: BC, Canada
Posts: 2,249

Discipline and ASD


My five year old son is on the Spectrum, where exactly we are still waiting for, but the tics are unmistakable. I am slowly coming to terms with this fact, but where DH and I are really struggling is discipline. DS is on ADD medication as well to help him concentrate, as per the pediatrician.

How do you discipline a child when their brain works differently than yours?

What do you do when consistency is not enough?

How do you not go crazy when raising your voice is the ONLY thing that seems to get through to him?

I am a teacher by profession and I have tried everything I can think of.



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Apr 6th, 2017, 12:34 PM   2
SarahBear
Mum (Mom)
BnB Addict
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,654
What are the specific challenges?



 
Status: Offline
 
Old Apr 12th, 2017, 05:19 AM   3
lilesMom
Other
BnB Elite
 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: ireland
Posts: 10,345
The only thing we have is consistency
It could take a thousand times to repeat until it starts to work.
Extremely frustrating
But any raising voice or fuss makes him worse.
I look stern and say this is my cross face.
That was bold.
Now he gives kisses if I say that to apologisr.
Then any good behavioir.
Praise praise praise.
Works eventually
But does take ages



 
Status: Offline
 

SEO by vBSEO