Those behaviors may need to be ignored. However, we need to make sure the person behind those behaviors are also not ignored.
Adult Supervision John Elder Robison, author of Look Me In The Eyes, talked about his asperger's syndrome going undiagnosed. A great book and in it he talks about the adults being the only ones that interacted with him due to his social skills. People with autism can be challenging. However, as adults, we can handle … Continue reading Adult Supervision
Sensory Overload- Everyone can get frustrated at noise or lights. People with autism are especially sensitive to it. Your mind has the ability to filter out an extraneous sound or a slight flicker to a light. However, a person with autism may not. It may be a trigger for them and it may not be … Continue reading Autism-Sensory Overload
Autism- Some Thoughts
(disclaimer: I am going to generalize for simplicity sake. Autism affects every person different. They have their own set of skills and deficits, like everyone). Remaining calm: One of the significant problems of autism is the sensory. They do not filter out input the way a typical person does.That is why you will see a … Continue reading Autism- Some Thoughts