The margin of acceptability

Posted by: alisrowe, December 12, 2021

I’ve been thinking about why I like people to be specific when they are giving me a choice or asking me to do something.

Let’s have a look at this video clip taken from ‘A Day at Primary School for The Girl With The Curly Hair.’ The art teacher told the class to, “draw anything from your imagination.” The Girl With The Curly Hair found this instruction confusing.

One of the reasons why I believe that The Girl With The Curly Hair was confused by the instruction was because she was unable to work out what was inside the ‘margin of acceptability.’

The margin of acceptability is something that many autistic people find confusing.

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