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Why Autistic Young Adults Face Burnout

For many young adults on the autism spectrum, the daily demand to conform to neurotypical standards can be immensely draining. By working to fit into a neurotypical world consistently and over time, this can result in what is increasingly becoming known as “autistic burnout”.  Autistic burnout is a state of profound physical and mental exhaustion […]

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5 Benefits of Engaging with the Community for Young Adults with Autism

There is a general stereotype that individuals with autism spectrum disorder do not enjoy socializing. In most cases, this is not true. Part of the diagnosis is struggling with social and communication skills. As a result, many autistic young adults end up feeling isolated and not equipped to join in on typical social activities. While […]

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How to Support Your Autistic Young Adult with College Work

As a parent, watching your autistic child step into college can evoke a mix of pride and apprehension. You’ve seen them overcome hurdles, yet college presents a new realm of challenges. Students on the autism spectrum often struggle with navigating social nuances, sensory overload, and the unstructured nature of college. These difficulties can hinder their […]

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How to Plan for the Transition to Adulthood for Your Autistic Child

How to Plan for the Transition to Adulthood for Your Autistic Child

As parents of a teen with autism, you are entering one of the most critical phases of their life journey: the transition into adulthood. This period of time can be both exciting and daunting, as it opens up a world of possibilities and challenges for your autistic child. While your child often experiences a higher […]

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