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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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What to Expect After An Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

If you or a loved one has recently received an Autism diagnosis, you may feel a mix of emotions. Many of our clients feel a sense of relief after being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), feeling like they finally know a deeper truth about themselves. Their new diagnosis explains so much about their lives

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Understanding Monotropism and Autism: A Unique Perspective

Monotropism is a term that has gained attention in recent years, particularly in the autism community. But what exactly is monotropism, and why is it important to understand? In this article, we’ll explore the definition of monotropism, its connection to autism, and how it can provide a unique perspective on the world. What is Monotropism?

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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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Is Autism Really A Disorder?

  According to DSM-5 and many specialists, Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts communication, social interactions, and behavior. Also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism encompasses various symptoms with differing severity levels. Autism symptoms Level 1 Autism or (formally) Asperger’s is considered an official disorder by both DSM-5 and most experts. People

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Explained by a Psychologist: Asperger’s or Autism – What’s the Deal?

In the past few years, the term Aspergers has been removed from psychologists’ diagnostic language. Why was this? Do we still use the term? Is it Asperger’s or Autism? What’s the deal? What is (Was) Asperger’s? Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that affects social interaction and communication. It is

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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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Psychologist or Psychiatrist: What’s the Difference?

With so many different titles, degrees, and mental health professionals, clients are often confused about the difference between clinicians and often, wind up delaying progress because they get stuck deciding where to turn first. This article will help you navigate the world of therapists so you can get started on the path of progress. Let’s

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