How to Parent Handcapped/Disabled Child

Parents of disabled/handicapped children are often afraid to discipline them. But they want to be treated like the rest of us, i.e., normal.

Discipline is about rules, manners and chores. When you get really good at discipline, punishments/consequences are rarely even needed.

All children need structure and learn to contribute to the household. You may have to be more creative to come up with chores for a child with disabilities, but I’m sure it can be done.

Here is my video on this topic:

http://youtu.be/am1FXf4bKNs

Lisa Bunnage, Parenting Coach

 

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