Teaching Your Special Needs Child about Love
One of the biggest issues when teaching a child with special needs lies within how to teach social skills. For my son, who has extreme emotions ranging between anger and aggression to over-excessive joy it is a trial in itself to teach him the emotions ranging in between the extremes.
What should I ultimately be teaching him? How can I reach him when there is an important subject to teach? Will he remember it today and forget it all tomorrow? I struggle with each of these issues as I teach him how to read, how to calculate a math problem, and how to cut with scissors. I can see the progress, albeit painfully slow at times, but it is progress nonetheless. These will be the easy subjects for him to learn in the long run.
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