All parents, whether of kids with special needs or not, face parenting challenges. Wise parenting tips and guidance come in handy when dealing with difficult behaviors. However, these tips do not differ between parents of children with special needs and other parents as parenting styles should be respected in all cases. When all children are misbehaving, praise should be increased to encourage positive behavior.
Academic difficulties are also an important part of a child’s life and most parents find dealing with them challenging. However, it is crucial for parents to accept their children’s difficulties.
A special needs mom discussed these tips in their closing meeting for this season of the Parent2Parent support group!