THE KLEINMAN BROTHERS BLOG!

Just a little update that I made a site for anything Kleinman brothers/musicals related, so if you wanna go check them out, you can go HERE!

It includes:
-The comics about them
-never seen sketches
-text scenarios
-the Kleinman summary
-fanart from people
-[COMING SOON] the family tree.

Enjoy!! <:

BEING AUTI || Repetitive

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A lot of autistic people have repetitive/ritualistic behaviors, and every one of them has different mannerisms compared to the other. Some repetitive behaviors can be harmless, some can be a little severe that it causes them to hurt themselves (such as scratching at skin). You can see that this is not all of Tim’s behaviors, mostly main ones; some that you have seen him do in the previous comics if you look back.

You can see in panel 4 there’s another hinted mannerism where he tugs his tie too hard at times when he’s very uneasy, he could accidentally choke himself a little which is why Evan makes sure to stop him right away. Some repetition can be considered as stimming depending on the person with autism; something that helps them to relax but that will be explained later in another comic.

BEING AUTI || Routine

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Majority of autistic people enjoy an organized routine/schedule! Some set timers on their phones to complete any little task at an according time-frame, others find comfort by counting in their heads. Routines can life feel a little simpler, but life also tends to get unpredictable, and any disturbance within that routine would cause the autistic mind to be very agitated.

A little reassurance helps, a reminder that not everything is always according to schedule. With a brother like Jared and an amazing friend like Michael, Tim learns to stay calm in minor situations like this. Plus, they got some stock at the end of day!..Just as long Timtim doesn’t finish..everything XD

BEING AUTI || Prolonging Response

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People with autism sometimes have a hard time paying attention, when someone calls out their name especially; this is because once they’re highly focused on something interesting, it’s hard to draw their attention back.

Timmy doesn’t respond very well to yelling, and anyone who knows an autistic person needs to learn to be patient. It doesn’t hurt to call their name once again in a calm manner, they’ll listen eventually!