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, […]
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.
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
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
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
Neurodiversity is the concept that certain conditions result from natural (and normal) variations in the human genome. Conditions that fall under the category of neurodivergent are wide-ranging and include autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of disorders that can affect social interaction and behavior. There is some evidence to suggest that ASD may present differently in females and is often underdiagnosed. This article discusses ASD symptoms in women and how you can seek a diagnosis for autism in women. Symptoms of Autism Spectrum
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
The Signs and Struggles of Autism in Women Women with Autism are can be harder to diagnose than males with the condition, as many practitioners are not familiar with how autism manifests in women. As a result, women often receive several misdiagnoses before the truth is discovered, if it ever is. Someone you know may
You love your partner, but you’re facing a challenge. Your relationship has its issues, just like any other relationship, but yours are unique. Your partner has Aspergers. The question you keep asking yourself is, are you truly the best person to help your partner? And if you don’t feel that you are, how can you
What are the Characteristics of a Person with Asperger’s? Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder that impacts children and adults. Symptoms include trouble with social skills and tending to have an obsessive focus on a topic or doing the same behaviors over and over. Today Asperger’s syndrome is no longer a diagnosis on its own.
What are the Characteristics of a Person with Aspergers? Aspergers syndrome is a developmental disorder that has a few vital signs. Trouble with social skills and tending to have an obsessive focus on a topic or doing the same behaviors over and over. Today Asperger’s syndrome is no longer a diagnosis on its own. It
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