Here is the background: Both have Asperger's. Both tend to enjoy the sarcastic side of humor. Both like to get attention, usually in a sarcastic manner. Although, the offendee was behaving this day.
The Offendee did not seem phased by the remarks, except for having more trouble being fluent. Although it was "said" it did not bother the Offendee but it clearly affected the speech.
The Offender tends to say what is thought. What was the motivation behind the remarks?
- Desire to "one-up" the other and be "on top" socially with a new member in the group.
- Dislike of the other student with no attempt to hide it.
- Maliciousness, bullying
- Genuine curiosity about why the student stutters and inability to censor words into a respectful dialogue or to understand that one must filter ones comments. (This did not appear to me to be genuine curiosity... but I could be wrong as it is often to tell with these kids what is really going on).
Did I ever say these groups were easy? They are most definitely the hardest thing I have ever done...
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