Friday, June 22, 2012

Tantrum vs. Meltdown

This is a helpful diagram to illustrate the difference between a "regular" tantrum and an autism meltdown. People with PWS can exhibit the same kind of meltdowns seen in people with autism because of anxiety/OCD, perseverative behaviors, and rigidity in thinking. Click on the diagram to enlarge it.

1 comment:

Jack said...

Interesting. I've never heard about this distinction.