It took me a while to realize that my son was not his diagnosis. Like many parents of newly-diagnosed kids with autism, I worked relentlessly with my son after finding out that he had autism, thinking that it was only a matter of how much time and effort I put in for my son to overcome his challenges.
You are not mine to keep Your journey, your own Your story, unique Your soul has its own path to take Your life has its own mark to make You were born to me But don't belong to me You are of the universe Your spirit, free I'm just glad I get to be A part of your eternity.
Many parents ask me how to reduce aggression in their children, and I always feel at a loss for an answer because I don't think it's a one size fits all solution. In my opinion, aggression is a symptom of the problem and not the problem itself, therefore, it is important to understand the reason behind the aggression to find an effective solution for it.
In my son's case, for example, I realized that his aggression was caused by one or more of the following issues: