If you are making a request of someone with ASD/ Asperger’s Syndrome, state it in the positive. Say what you want rather than what you don’t want. For example: “Please put your clothes in the hamper” instead of “Don’t leave your clothes on the floor.”
Rebecca J Weaver is a Certified Autism Specialist at Independent with Autism, working to empower individuals with ASD. Looking for better ways to communicate? Check out IndependentwithAutism.com for more information.