Motivation and Autism

by Maxine and Daniel

If I received a dollar every time that a parent asked me how to motivate their autistic child, I’d have the cost of my lunch covered every day. This has got to be one of the least understood and poorly addressed issues in this field.

Children and teens on the spectrum have a really difficult time doing anything that isn’t an area of interest, seems pointless, or causes anxiety. What follows are just a few of the many factors that can contribute to your child’s problems with doing anything besides playing Minecraft

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