In a study, it is said that the characteristics of children with autism can be detected early in babies starting at 6 months of age who show signs of not wanting to smile, difficulty in reacting when called their name and even more temperament at the age they are considered to be babies. Lack of interaction with the environment so that facial expressions are less shown to enter 12 months of age. Its development is increasingly felt to be entering the age of one year, namely language and communication disorders, body language skills are very limited or even less. You can do early prevention to immediately provide the best treatment by consulting a doctor. Even though autistic children have closed behaviors and tend not to want to interact socially, it does not mean that you do not provide education and supervision, in fact many of those who have disabilities such as autism have proud achievements, of course, with the role of you and their environment.
It is not impossible to find a way to educate children with autism to excel, here are the steps:
1. Pay attention to the factor of residence
Providing the best environment for children with autism is indeed the most important thing besides being able to place them in the best way, the environment is very influential to increase self-confidence in achieving their abilities. Equip with important factors such as religion that is instilled from an early age and then family factors that are very dominant because autistic children really need more supervision and attention in their educational patterns. By building good communication so that you can be assertive and disciplined for your child. School factors are the next factor that determines the development of your child. Selection of the school according to the best quality will open the greatest opportunity for you to achieve greater. Even so, the family environment, social environment and school environment are the biggest motivations for you to excel.
2. Develop talents
The talent of an autistic child does not come naturally, but you as a parent can provide choices and introduce them to your child. Include it in an interest and aptitude test as an effort to discover your child’s talents. After finding his talent, you can direct him to a studio or school that can develop his talent.
3. The right educational choice
In children with autism, education can be chosen between vocational education, namely education that is ideal for children who need special needs, usually autistic children have an unbalanced IQ and EQ so they need support in their education. Both formal education and autism can be given simultaneously.