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What is Life Skills?
This is an education program developed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

What is goal of the Life Skills program?
The goal of the program is to develop a mentally, physically, and socially healthy society.

How does Life Skills program help in autism disorder?
Problems in autism, such as nervous pressure, physical problem, and other stresses, can be lessened by the application of this program. The ABA therapy is a Life Skills type of program that is very useful in autism treatment.

What is High-Functioning Autism?
High-Functioning Autism (HFA) is a term used to describe a child who manifests symptoms consistent with the spectrum disorders but is more likely to rise above his/her disability with the help of proper therapy compared with others in the spectrum (Stanton, 2000).

What is Low-Functioning Autism?
Low-Functioning Autism (LFA) refers to individuals in the spectrum who mostly cannot independently do things that are normally expected of their physical age. They need constant care to be able to complete activities of daily living, such as bathing, eating, brushing teeth, and so forth. They do not have the natural ability to process emotions, facial expressions or verbal and social cues from their surroundings.

Is it okay to leave my child who has autism with a babysitter?
Yes, it is okay to leave your child with a babysitter or a caregiver, given that you have thoroughly assessed, oriented and instructed the caregiver about your child’s autism disorder. It is also important that the caregiver or babysitter is a person of good, reliable and trustworthy personality.



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