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Autism news: Making Your Child Feel Important Part 2
June 25, 2019

Last week I discussed the important lesson I learned about listening carefully to our kids.

But I’ll be the first to admit that, although I try, I’m not a perfect listener.

It’s not too hard to listen to my younger autistic son. Even though he can speak enough to tell me his needs, communication is still difficult for him. So it’s not too hard to listen up whenever he does speak, which isn’t very much.

But his older brother is quite different when it comes to communication. He loves to talk. A lot.

I try to listen as much as I can, but when he’s involved in a long explanation about the latest movie he’s seen, listening can be a challenge. Especially when I have a lot to do and much to keep up with.

I also must balance giving him the attention he needs with teaching him to allow his younger brother to speak when he needs to get a word in.

That’s why the article I found recently about dealing with very talkative children was so helpful for me. So in case you also have a talkative child in your family, I’ve included a link to that article at the end of this message.

Warm Regards,

Kay Donato

Discover Autism Help, LLC Click here to see the article on how to handle a talkative child.

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