Stopping The Meltdowns

Children with Asperger’s Syndrome may become easily irritated or frustrated by changes in their environment. While it may not be possible to have the exact same schedule every day, reducing outbursts can be as simple as sticking to a routine. Routines provide children with Asperger’s with a sense of comfort. Because children with this disorder are prone to emotional meltdowns, routine can be vital in reducing this behavior.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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