This is an interesting story about one boy with Autism. I like how it teaches you can use one’s fixation to teach them about the world, instead of trying to break their fixation. It’s about meeting them where they are at – and not just people with Autism, but everyone in life.
I discovered this video through the following article, which has some good blog posts about Autism you might want to check out:
Also, thank you everyone for posting your replies to the mounting problems post the other day! Please check back in on the comments, as another reader is asking for some suggestions for a related situation I’d love your thoughts on! Click here to go to the “Refusal to Mount” post.
Note: This is not professional advice, this is a blog. I am not liable for what you do with or how you use this information. The activities explained in this blog may not be fit for every rider, riding instructor, or riding center depending on their current condition and resources. Use your best personal judgment!