There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child CAN do, Instead of what he cannot do.

There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child CAN do, Instead of what he cannot do.
My experience in the early years of evaluation for diagnosis was exactly this, all but 2 professionals focussed solely on my child weaknesses. Nobody else would listen to me nor appreciate the fact that my child's strengths, would ultimately aid in helping him to overcome the areas of weakness.
Yes, we had a challenging and what most would describe as a child with atypical behaviours but almost every professional that we encountered continued to overlook his strengths.
It can be so easy to get sucked into these negative ways of thinking,
#Time for change!
✅ Let's focus on our children's strengths and positive character traits.
✅ See a child differently you will see a different child 💕
Here is a list of some positive character traits that can be used to describe our wonderful neurodivergent children.
Adventurous, Accepting, Active, Artistic, Attentive, Aware, Articulate, Amusing, Beautiful, Blissful, Brave, Bright, Bubbly, Calm, Capable, Carefree, Caring, Cautious, Cheerful, Clever, Courageous, Courteous, Creative, Competent, Confident, Charming, Cheery, Cool, Cute, Dependable, Determined, Eager, Easygoing, Ecstatic, Efficant, Enchanting, Engaging, Excellent, Exciting, Fair, Flexible, Flourishing, Focused, Free spirited, Friendly, Funny, Generous, Genuine, Gifted, Great, Happy, Helpful, Honest, Imaginative, Impressive, Innovative, Intalectual, Intelegant, Inventive, Joyful, Keen, Kind, Knowlegable, Lively, Legendary, Loyal, Magnificent, Marvelous, Nice, Novel, Open, Optamistic, Outgoing, Passionate, Patient, Phenominal, Physical, Plesant, Polite, Positive, Practical, Productive, Quick, Realistic, Responsible, Reliable, Remarkable, Selfrelient, Simplistic, Skillful, Strong, Surprising, Superb, Terrific, Thoughtful, Thriving, Truthful, Unique, Upbeat, Valued, Vibrant, Watchful, Wonderful, Willing, Zany, Zealous
#Neurodiverse #Neurodivergent #Autism #ADHD #PDA #PositiveTraits #Strengths #EarlyIntervention

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