Task initiation is the spark that ignites our engines, the driving force that helps us transition from an “I’ll do it later” mentality to a more productive, ambitious one. The more you practice jumping over the hurdle of getting started, the better you’ll feel taking tasks on as they come.
This coaching tool kit employs a 3-step process to help individuals with ASD improve task initiation. You will start by exploring the ways that task initiation weakness affects your daily life. Next, you will choose from a list of strategies that tend to be helpful for improving task initiation. Lastly, you will set up a strategic plan to make improvements in specific areas of your life. After you have worked on these improvements, you will reflect back on your progress to improve self awareness.