Thursday, June 8, 2017

5 Ways to Create an Atmosphere of Encouragement for your Child with Special Needs

As parents, we know that we should encourage our children whenever possible. Sometimes amid the stressful and hectic life of a special-needs family, though, that can be a hard thing to remember. Try making encouragement a family project. Not only will it help you remember to recognize your child’s accomplishments more enthusiastically, but it will help your child learn the value of encouraging others. That skill for encouragement can pay off in unexpected ways. Dr. William Hartup, from the University of Minnesota, found through extensive observations that the most well-liked children often praise, cooperate, and encourage others. Children who don’t…
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