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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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Understanding Social Cues in Dating for Autistic Adults

For young adults on the autism spectrum, the journey into dating can be both exciting and intimidating. Navigating the social nuances of romantic relationships is challenging, particularly when faced with the common traits associated with ASD.  These traits, including discomfort with physical closeness, difficulties with eye contact, and heightened anxiety, can often act as barriers, […]

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