Obsessive & Ritualistic Behaviour in Individuals with ASD

Obsessive and ritualistic behaviour happens when the individual's behaviour is characterised by their free time and conversation is dominated by their special interest or obsession. It is not the individuals focus and intensity on the obsession/ritual that makes the behaviour abnormal. Often other activities or bodily needs are forgotten about while an individual is absorbed in their special interest. Please click the link below to access out factsheet that will outline some hints and tips to manage obsessive and ritualistic behaviour in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.