Dr. Fatma’s Parental Tips

  • Learn and research about your childs disorder.
  • Observe your childs habits and what triggers difficult behavior.
  • Be patient and focus on positive aspects.
  • Be firm but friendly, keep directions, rules and explanations simple.
  • Be consistent. Think outside the box. Use techniques at home to deal with challenging behavior modestly.
  • Reward good behavior, and make time for fun.
  • Provide a relaxing, safe, secure private zone for the child to get back to.
  • Be fair. Know your childs unique strengths and weaknesses, interests, and skills your child lacks.
  • Find various ways for help and support.