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The Surprising Benefits of Gaming for My Son on the Autism Spectrum

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I can hear my autistic son at age 12 yelling at the computer screen. Once again he’s mad at his friends who are gaming with him.

If there was one thing my son really struggled with at this age, it was taking things way too personally. I would get frustrated because trying to coach him when he was inflexible and non-logical was exhausting.

He was gaming way too much by my standards — but shortly thereafter, something began to shift. I was hearing his friends on voice chat step up to help him find perspective.

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