Managing Autism Meltdowns, Tantrums and Aggression
To an outsider, a child with autism having a meltdown might appear like a child having a temper tantrum, but the circumstances are often more complex than what meets the eye. Those who have cared for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will know a meltdown is handled differently and with intimate knowledge of the child’s personality.
1 What is an autism meltdown?
2 Meltdown vs temper tantrum
3 Difference between meltdowns, tantrums, and aggression?
4 How to deal with a temper tantrum
4.1 Keep your calm
4.2 Don’t give in
4.3 Acknowledge your child’s emotions
5 How to deal with a meltdown?
6 How to prevent meltdowns?
7 How to use an autism meltdown kit
8 Meltdowns at school
9 Bedtime meltdowns
10 Meltdown medication