I know it’s quite common for an ASD child to become focused on one subject to the point of obsession. We deal with that all the time in the Lost and Tired household.
My kids get very focused on individual things. Lego’s, Matchbox Cars, Pokemon and even food, are all things my kids either have in the past or are currently now, obsessing over.
I use the word obsess because these things actually interfere with everyday life.
Most of these things are okay but there is one that I personally struggle with and that’s the obsession with food. Gavin has a long standing obsession with food.
He could literally talk about food nonstop and he often does.
This obsession doesn’t have anything at all to do both cooking or preparing food. Instead, his focus on ingesting it. Then he likes to describe, in detail, how it tastes.
We have never really figured out a way to address this but we need to because it drives people crazy.
Do any of you experience any thigh similar? If so, how have you handled it?
**Thanks for reading**
-Lost and Tired
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