Adults with Autism

Adults with autism navigate a diverse range of challenges, including social difficulties, sensory sensitivities, and intense focus on specific interests. Recognizing and accommodating their unique neurodivergent traits is essential for fostering environments that support their individual strengths and enhance overall quality of life.

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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 your autism diagnosis

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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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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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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Career Assessment

Almost everyone experiences difficulties when it comes to choosing their career path. Career Assessment can give you the information you need to make important career decisions and to gain a better understanding of yourself. A Career Assessment can help students or individuals who want to make career choices identify a career path that is relevant

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