Asperger's Characteristics demonstrated:
--"stuck in a rut" thinking (unable to see different options for solving his problem)
--lack of impulse control (in this case; saying inappropriate, unkind, hurtful things escalating in meanness and volume)
This appears as an overblown, irrational, destructive response due to feeling overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, or displeased with.
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On the wonderfully bright side... since my leaving the room, laying down on the bed, and thinking about these things; he has calmed down, recognized that there is nothing practical he can do tonight to help his situation, and apologized. Wow.... that's huge isn't it!
Also on another special note, here is one of my favorite songs that he has written, created, and produced. One of my greatest challenges -- and joys.
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