I have been working on this area to share with the world of bloggers and found this. I really for all us parents it is a great read as well as having personal insight from others who have ASD. I hope you enjoy and gain in understanding.
On the topic of violence or actions, that by those witnessing, appear violent, actions that harm another or oneself, there is one thing that stands out, one thing every single person who has physically harmed themselves or another person have all agreed upon, and that is the need for a self-appointed safe place. Not a place chosen by another, which can too often be seen as punishment, but a place that the person who is overwhelmed can go to, a place that feels safe. A place that is sacred, that will not be violated; a place that is a safe haven.
From reading the numerous comments, emails and DMs people have sent over the last few days, it is the one thing every single person has agreed upon. (If you’d like to read the other posts on this topic click ‘here‘, ‘here‘ and ‘here‘.) And…
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