Why autistic people often feel confused

Posted by: alisrowe, October 3, 2021

Autistic people can often feel confused even if they are highly intelligent.

Feeling confused so frequently can really impair an autistic person in their day to day living. Even the most “simple” or “ordinary” tasks and situations can be highly perplexing…

There are many reasons why autistic people may have a tendency to feel confused. Some of the reasons include: 

  • They have a different way of thinking from others
  • They have trouble thinking flexibly
  • They overthink things that were not intended to be overthought
  • They have trouble understanding others
  • They think literally and logically
  • Others are not making logical sense

Let’s have a look at some examples of when The Girl With The Curly Hair was confused and discuss what is happening:

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