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.

https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-meltdowns

Contents hide

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

11 Conclusion

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