my daughter has ADHD, ODD, Anxiety, Learning Disorders, OCD, anger issues, socialization problems, sensory Integration issues, and I think she's depressed sometimes. she gets bullied at school as well, and no adults seem to ever see or hear anything.
Most children have this inate sense of danger that keeps them relatively safe. Our children with autism lack any sense of danger which inherently puts them in more danger than the average child. As with most skills , you have to approach it from a developmental standpoint . What you can not do is to neglect teaching this skill regardless of the age of the person with autism. I Read more