How to tolerate other people’s points of view

Posted by: alisrowe, May 29, 2021

When a person has autism it means that they think differently from others. A simple way to understand this is to imagine that there are 20 people in a room. Out of those 20 people, 1 person is on the autistic spectrum. 19 people are thinking one way and the individual on the spectrum is thinking another way.

How do you think these circumstances might make the person on the autistic spectrum feel or behave? 

Maybe… self-righteous and judgmental, confused, isolated and ‘different’ or doubtful.

Here are some ways and suggestions on how to manage these feelings. Most autistic people will probably experience these feelings to different degrees at some point in their life:

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