Developing EQ can give you a greater chance of thriving in both your personal and professional lives. It is a commonly held myth that those on the autism spectrum can not develop this vital life skill.
You will eventually learn most of your child’s triggers and may be able to avoid a meltdown. If you can help your child to calm or redirect, or if possible, simply avoid their triggers altogether, you can minimize meltdowns.
The Higher Rate of Suicide and Suicidality in Autistic People, What Does That Mean and What is Next?
Why is the rate of suicide and suicidality so much higher in the autistic population? And how can we help?
This couple is impassioned about changing other’s misconceptions about people on the spectrum.
Some studies indicate that autistic adults are less likely to partake in drug use, however, research conducted by the Autism Research Centre indicates that autistics are nearly nine times more likely than non-autistic peers to use drugs to manage undesirable symptoms, including autism-related symptoms.