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How Can I Tell If My Partner Is Autistic?

In relationships, understanding each other’s uniqueness and quirks is often the key to a successful partnership. Sometimes, these quirks and patterns may suggest that your partner is on the autism spectrum. Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is characterized by a range of conditions that influence one’s social skills, communication abilities, and behavior patterns. Identifying

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Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism: How Are They Connected?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) are two conditions frequently associated with each other. Studies indicate that up to 90% of kids with autism also struggle with sensory processing problems. But what is sensory processing disorder, and how is it connected to Autism? This article explores the link between ASD and SPD,

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Autistic Burnout: Why It Happens and How to Prevent a Full Shutdown

Autistic burnout is a real challenge faced by many kids and adults on the autism spectrum, including both children and adults. It’s a state of exhaustion—feeling completely drained physically, emotionally, and mentally—triggered by overwhelming environmental demands. Autistic burnout often leads to a shutdown state, which can be hard to come back from. The Sachs Center

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Autistic women are often misdiagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Here are 4 ways to spot the difference

Many women are misdiagnosed with borderline personality disorder, instead of the correct diagnosis of Autism. This is due to the similarity of the two diagnoses and the undereducation of Autism in women by the medical establishment. Autistic women can be misdiagnosed as borderline personality disorder. Both conditions can share symptoms such as mood swings or

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Exploring the Monotropism Questionnaire: Cognitive Focus Guide

The pursuit of understanding cognitive functioning in the context of autism has been a continuous journey. In recent years, “monotropism” has been gaining attention. A group of autistic adults began a quest for a novel measure called the Monotropism Questionnaire to delve deeper into this fascinating phenomenon. This 47-item questionnaire is a unique way to study monotropism,

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