EFT for Autism

I have a nephew who is 6 years old & he lives with his parents away from me ... I would like to use the EFT technique to cure his disorder. He has been diagnosed with Autism & though he is good with his academics ... he cannot communicate like a normal child can ...

I would want him to be perfectly normal so that he can lead a perfectly happy life along with his family ...

Would like to know if i can give him EFT from a different city as me and my brother live in seperate cities.

Also my brother n sister in law both do not believe in spiritual healing but I do & my nephew is too young and also cannot comprehend things normally, so I would like to do it for him.

Please help

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Jul 30, 2016
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Dont do it!
by: Becky

Autism is not something you can just take away, he will never benormal to your standards, embrace him ho he is and welcome his differences, as for EFT dont do it. I have aspergers as well as PTSD and was introduced to EFT to address my PTSD and idue to the autism I entered what thy claimed was a "Deeper state of autism". Most autistic people dont deal with eue contact so that method is out the window, so its believed that is why they opt for the tapping method. However what do autistic people do to feel calm,they use repetative movements, such as tapping etc to enter a deeper state to cope with what is going on around them. In my particular situation I went from being able to communicate to some degree to having no speech and in a constant trance like state. Stop trying to think you can cure him and welcome his autism. Learn to adapt to his needs and stop teyinf to fit him in your world, he doesnt need a cure, he needs understanding, love and conpassion. They are the only things that will bring out any potential in him.

Jul 22, 2013
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Autistic Child
by: Eloisa Ramos, EFT Master

I'm glad you found my comments helpful. Since I posted last, I've had a chance to work with a friend's autistic 14 year old boy when I visited with them. He was visibly upset (restless, anxious and whinny) because he had a stuffed up nose and couldn't breath well, though he kept trying to get air through his nose.

I just acknowledged what I saw, that it felt terrible to have a stuffed-up nose and he agreed and repeated the world "terrible". We were able to do 2-3 rounds of EFT tapping on the word "terrible". He mimicked me and followed what I did and said.

He released the stress around trying to force air up his nose; was visibly much more relaxed and forgot about the stuffy nose. He was also breathing better and he went about the house without whinnying to his mom.

I told his mom that she could do just what I did with him every time she noticed he was upset. I had been tapping with Mom, since she was working through some depression with regards to having to raise her son without outside help his summer and related issues.

I feel that it is very helpful for an autistic child to have someone that accepts their behavior and emotions without judgement and helps them learn to tap when they are upset so they can see that they can also help themselves.

To know that someone else understands your feelings when you cannot communicate them verbally has to mean a lot to an autistic child, and to anyone really. It helps us feel understood and therefore accepted and loved when we are unsure of the fact that we are completely loveable and loved.

Jul 22, 2013
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Accepting An Autistic Child
by: Anonymous

Thank you, Eloisa, for your extremely wise comments on trying to make an autistic child "normal" -- when we point fingers at trying to "cure" the autistic individual, there are three fingers pointing back at us...thank you so much for pointing that out -- autism rights now!!

Mar 12, 2013
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EFT For Autism
by: Eloisa Ramos, EFT Master

I feel your good intentions here. Let me just clarify something about EFT. EFT is NOT a cure. It is a tool that can be used to tap into and support the natural healing ability that is within us all. We were all created with this gift to heal ourselves and what we are doing with EFT is using it to “get out of the way” of this natural process.

When we use EFT to release stressful emotions and traumas we are allowing the body to go into its natural regeneration and growth mode. According to Bruce Lipton in “Biology of Belief” the cells in our body are either in a stress/defense mode or peace/regeneration mode.

From this point of view we cannot heal others, only ourselves. What we do when we use surrogate tapping for others is that we recognize that we are all one in that we were all created by the same Creator and offer energetically, or you could say in Spirit, the healing that we have received.

Having said this, try doing surrogate tapping for your nephew around possible blocks to communication. Perhaps, he is not feeling safe to express or communicate his truth? You would need to use your intuition or surrogate muscle testing to try to guess what the underlying issues might be.

Also, I suggest you tap on what you said, “I … want him to be perfectly normal so that he can lead a perfectly happy life.” These perceptions are assuming he cannot be perfectly happy unless he can communicate like most other people and that “normal” is perfection. You need to be able to see him as perfect already in order to help him see himself that way and have that reflected in his communication.

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