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How do you best talk to a 7 year old child with aspergers?
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Kneel down
So your face is at his level, make eye contact, in a non distracting environment, and end with a hug.

In brief: Kneel down
So your face is at his level, make eye contact, in a non distracting environment, and end with a hug.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: Keep it Simple
Aspie's have difficulty sussing out what you mean sometimes.
So don't be sarcastic, ambiguous or full of puns. Be direct. Mean what you say and say what you mean. Don't use extensive metaphors or analogies. Direct eye contact and calm pragmatics sure useful. Don't rely on body language. Do rely on spatial/visual don't use age determined expectations of comprehension or reciprocation in speech.

In brief: Keep it Simple
Aspie's have difficulty sussing out what you mean sometimes.
So don't be sarcastic, ambiguous or full of puns. Be direct. Mean what you say and say what you mean. Don't use extensive metaphors or analogies. Direct eye contact and calm pragmatics sure useful. Don't rely on body language. Do rely on spatial/visual don't use age determined expectations of comprehension or reciprocation in speech.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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