How do you teach "rude"?

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How do you teach "rude"?
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Mon, 12-27-2010 - 11:35am

So, Alex still has the ADHD and ODD diagnosis, and I am more then ever convinced of the Aspergers.

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Tue, 12-28-2010 - 8:46pm

Most aspies and auties seem to have that quality about them....they just say it as it is!

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Tue, 12-28-2010 - 4:51pm

I think that getting him to say thank you even if he doesn't like something is a huge accomplishment. Some things just take a really long time. I've had teachers tell me at conferences, "you know Danny, he tells it like it is"! I would just let the moment pass since you know he isn't doing it delibrately and then discuss it with him privately later. I find with my aspie that if you put his behavior on the spot he tends to dig his heels in and things escalate. I also found that role playing these kinds of situations was a big help for my ds. It helped him see things from the gift-givers point of view.