Everyone since this whole thing with Gavin and boundary issues started a few months ago, Elliott has become an extreme tattletale.
We had a talk with Elliott many months ago about not keeping secrets from us. Gavin had once again begun having issues with respecting personal space and inappropriate touching. Elliott was a target for those issues.
When we found out, we met with Dr. Pattie and had a long talk with Elliott about not keeping secrets and no one being allowed to touch him etc.
Since then, Elliott has become very good at not keeping secrets. In fact, he has taken to almost constantly reporting everything that happens.
He has become a tattletale.
What started out as simply wanting him to tell us if Gavin did something that made him uncomfortable has turned into a constant stream of tattling. It’s actually become a problem and it’s one of our own creation.
Do you folks have to deal with any tattletales in your house? How do you explain the difference between good tattling and bad tattling to a child on the #Autism spectrum?
**Thanks for reading**
-Lost and Tired
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