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Brooks As a parent, you have hopes and dreams for your child who is blind or visually impaired.
The hope of most parents is that their child will be healthy and happy and continue to grow and thrive, learning the skills that will prepare him or her for an independent life as an adult.
And as a parent of a child with limited vision, you know there will be times when you have questions, and you are not sure what to do.
The most important expert on that team is you! You touched his hair or sweet bald head and counted his fingers and toes—just to be sure that they were all there.
Then, as you cuddled him, you might have reached out and touched his little hand and watched him grasp your finger.
This was one of the first behaviors you observed in your newborn. As you watched your baby, you thought about his needs. Was he hungry, cold, or wet? What could you do to help calm him? As you noticed each new skill emerge, there was probably an announcement and a celebration!
As you also learned what to expect next, you might have noticed some missing or delayed skills. You learned many developmental milestones occur later in children with visual impairmentslikely due to decreased motivation to move without sight and due to a lack of learning through observation incidental learning.
If you were worried, it is likely that you shared your observations with family, friends, his pediatrician, or other professionals on your team.
How can we help? Small steps were celebrated! Difficult but Expected Behaviors in Children with Visual Impairments As your child moves into the toddler years, you might observe new behaviors, but these do not fit the description of developing skills.
Whatever they are, they are becoming a problem! At first, the behaviors might not seem too important and, in fact, some of them might be noticed for a short time and then disappear.
Behaviors like pushing, throwing, grabbing, yelling, or even biting might be observed at daycare or at home. He was such an easy baby! You might have experience with toddlers and have some strategies that work, or you may seek help from your team to learn some of the best ways to respond to your child when these behaviors occur.
And, at the end of the day, you probably are thinking that it may be just as difficult to be a parent of a toddler! These repetitive behaviors have been described as stereotypical behaviors or mannerisms and are likely self-stimulatory.
As with other behaviors, it is important to understand why they are occurring and what to do about them. You learn to help your child manage the behaviors related to new skills and development.
Sometimes, however, a parent may observe behaviors that are unexpected, confusing, and quite concerning.
These behaviors may be similar to the problem behaviors, but most are very different. The effect of the challenging behavior is often described as follows: You are the expert.
But you may not know the answers.
You will need help and support. Now, you will need to have others observe, describe, and explore possible reasons for the behaviors. Your goals will be to find ways to reduce the occurrence of the behaviors and find appropriate replacements for the behaviors. A new phrase will become familiar as you seek answers: All behavior is communication.
And you will become the expert on your child again and help others to understand what he is trying to tell you.MY VIRTUAL CHILD EXPERIENCE 2 My Virtual Child Experience Theoretical Frameworks and Influence of Parenting Through the MyVirtualLife website I raised a male that I named Hayden.
Throughout the class, I learned a variety of different things that helped me raise my virtual child%(22). When I was a child, My friends and I played with the Ouiji board. I was afraid at first. Anyways this was when I was 10 I am now almost But I still remember this coincidence or not.
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