Why might decision making be difficult for autistic people?

Posted by: alisrowe, September 7, 2020

Autistic people can have some difficulty with making decisions. Here are some reasons why this might be:

Autistic people might have a preference for sameness

A decision usually means that there is a possibility of change. For someone with a need for sameness and repetition, being faced with a decision can cause anxiety or an autistic person may simply feel the fact there has to be a decision is unnecessary.

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