Dinosaur games can help parents keep their cool, minus the worries. These games are specially made for kids, so rest assured that the graphics and story are appropriate for young viewers. These games can be extremely helpful because kids have restricted attention span. They easily become bored.
Provide Contact Information and USE your real name. This is kind of related to the last tip, but when people see your contact information they begin to trust you.
I was hiking along a river and noticed several large trees that had no earth underneath them. The river had washed it away. But some wily trees had outsmarted the river. They sent large roots sideways deep into the bank so they could hold on. The trees looked like the letter “L”, with air beneath them and swirling water below that. And they were big and tall, strong trees. They had withstood the changes of nature, the forcefulness of a river. They were resilient, and that is part of emotional intelligence.
When we did pitches I would make sure that we had hand-outs during the presentation especially for the kinaesthetic people. It was so interesting to see how these people used hand-outs. They didn’t really read them at the time but they did like to ‘flick’ through them, and it adds substance to a presentation. Don’t leave hand-outs on the table to give out at the end – as the kinaesthetic people will want to get their hands on them as soon as possible and will feel frustrated during the presentation.
This is the ‘moment of glory,’ as they say. The small games we had to play to get here are now acknowledged as being okay, because they got us to the goal of finally getting together with someone so that we can now – hopefully – drop the games and get REAL with the other person.
Playtime: Though children with autism do play some, they often play on their own. The want to play with other children in many cases, but lack the social skills to maintain or even form friendships. This brings anxiety, and pushes them to play on their own where they feel safe. They may show repetition in play, and might be so focused on something that there seems to be nothing that will drag their attention away from what they are doing.
Encourage your son to do something less likely to be misconstrued, like trying on Dad’s shoes. And consider buying him some boxer-briefs so he can dress more like his father.
Get started socializing online so you can build your customer base. Its not an overnight process, but with some time and good online social skills, you can become that “super” popular person that existed way back in high school, only now it translates into sales.