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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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6 Types of Mental Health Therapy to Benefit Autistic Adults

It is very common in the autism community to experience anxiety or depression, as living in an allistic world leads to facing daily struggles. However, a mental health condition left untreated has negative outcomes that can greatly impact your quality of life. With this in mind, we wanted to remind our adult autistic community of […]

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How to Help a Young Adult with Autism Build Independent Routines

How to Help a Young Adult with Autism Build Independent Routines

The journey to independence is intimidating for any young person; even those with their own kids call their parents when something goes awry. However, for those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), this transition can present unique challenges. One of the key skills that can greatly enhance their quality of life is the ability to establish […]

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Young Adults with Autism and the Struggle with Isolation

Leaving high school and embarking on those next steps can be challenging for any young adult. For those on the autism spectrum, that journey often presents unique hurdles.  For years, you’ve watched your child navigate through rocky social terrain, with social skills challenges being a hallmark trait of autism spectrum disorder. Now, upon entering adulthood, […]

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