P. How old is your brother? What age was diagnosed with autism?
R. Well, my brother is 20, and at 7 was when she was diagnosed with autism.
P. What do you like the most?
R. She loves to draw, loves to paint. Since we discovered that tiny music he liked. And we put it is expressed. The truth that you like.
P. What degree have autism?
R. It has a moderate mental level. It costs a lot to talk about. We find it hard to communicate with him.
P. What are the limitations clearer?
R. Good expression, language ... is very dependent on us. Every time we took him to the doctor costs us a lot to make you ask us the evidence that we have to be very on top of it. When single words are spoken and sometimes have no sense, then we are very aware of what it says little to understand it and be able to communicate with him.
P. How do you communicate with a child with this disease? How do communicates your brother?
R. An autistic child is really into his world, so many times we find it hard to communicate with him. Any gesture or makes noise, then try to show solidarity with him and try to show interest in everything he does to get some expression for their part, understand what it says.
P. How do you define, with your experience , autism ?
R. Well, I think this is a little bad cataloged, are considering it as a disease, when it is a problem of socialization, flexibility, expressiveness, then good, I think we should help more, to this problem, because the families who get in early, are very lost and do not know how to act.
P. What advice would you give to parents to accept autism in the family? How do asimilaste diagnosis?
R. Most of all I think you have to be formed either on autism, as we have done. Understand that people are struggling, and we must help them as much as possible. At first when we got the news, it was hard because we did not know it would be like our life, it is a radical change. Until you live in first person does not know what it really is. We set out to not look at the things I could not do but make the best of it.
P. What have you learned about your brother with this disease?
R. I have learned that there is impatience, that children with autisms are very affective, but you have to get into their world, to understand them, to bring them into our world. That above all, we have to be at your side to promote their interests.
P. How do detectasteis autism in children? What made you suspect that had autism?
R. Are behaviors that appear like this in your world with lost eyes, unused objects and should be used, only use one of the objects, when there are several, which blows, it does not involve ... In our case, we found that had autism because he does not communicate well with people who are not trusted, not even us.
P. Has it evolved? When did you could say that a child with autism has evolved?
R. Yes, it has evolved in the way they act. With therapy, many of the children in their habits evolve, is fundamental. You could say that a child has evolved when no one stares at the lights or anything in particular, without saying or doing anything, but collaborates with us some games.
P. Will this schooled? Does it relate to the people around them?
R. Yes, it has always gone to school, but we had to move to a school with special education. Also, as you know, also visit the day center and residence of autism Alicante.
P. How do you think will be the life of your brother?
R. It is a mystery, although it has a high degree of autism, I will be there to help you and make your day a better day.
P. What is autism for you today?
R. For me, autism is something present in my daily life, my brother. It is a condition that I try to bring as normally as possible.