How to Handle the Four Most Challenging Autism Behaviors

Do you have an autistic child? Here are parenting tips to help.

Julie Z. Rosenberg, Contributor
 Does your child scream if he can’t wear his favorite shoes? Does he enjoy fondling material of certain textures without regard for where or on whom that fabric may be located? Does he fear the toilet, the market, the dentist?This was part of a post about “The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism” left by Shannon Des Roches Rosa, mom to an 11-year-old son with autism, as well as a high-profile advocate and educator for autism awareness.If so, take note — he’s trying to tell you how he feels and what he needs from you: behavior as communication, she continues.
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