Monday, September 7, 2015

How to Effectively Communicate with Your Autistic Child's Teacher

We all know the influence a teacher has in your child’s life. And since you two are on the same team in trying to ensure your child is successful in school, it’s important to know how to effectively communicate with your child’s teacher. Here are some ideas you can use to ensure you do that that are particularly important if your child is integrating into a mainstream education. While it is important to help the teacher understand the special triggers that your child may have, it is also important to get off on the right foot. * As soon as you can, make an appointment to meet with your child’s teacher. If you can do that before the school year begins and there’s no pressure on either of you, it might be the best choice. However, that’s not always possible. By starting your relationship off early, there won’t be problems right off the bat. Then, later in the year, if your child does have problems, you’ll already have effective communication established with your child’s teacher. Don’t wait until there is an issue before you meet your child’s teacher.

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