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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

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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Social Anxiety in Adults with Autism

Neuroimaging studies show that a person’s amygdala, a part of the brain responsible for emotional memories, is associated with social anxiety disorders. Lifestyle treatments and alternative therapies for individuals with autism can help manage anxiety symptoms. However, learning the causes and triggers of a person’s anxious behavior is crucial in prescribing appropriate treatment plans for

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Would your child benefit from a Social Skills Group?

Not everybody is the life of the party. And that’s okay! If you or your child have been through ADD testing and are looking for ADHD treatment in NYC, don’t be discouraged. You can find Social Skills Groups at the Sachs Center – an innovative practice focused on the treatment and testing of ADD/ADHD and Asperger’s in children, teens

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Neurofeedback for Autism

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) vary in terms of severity and deficit level but in general experience trouble with social interactions and communicating with others. Early intervention is key for children with autism to improve their symptoms, scholastic abilities, and attention levels. Many different therapies and behavioral strategies are utilized by parents and caregivers

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