Understanding Autistic "Rigidity"

Maybe from the outside it looks like stubbornness, or like outbursts that come “out of nowhere”, but meltdowns and shutdowns usually happen after a long buildup of factors that are quite complex if you stop to think about it.

Change Requires Buy-In

We might not take others' suggestions of how to change very well, but having people around us who support our efforts and believe in our success, is key to achieving change.