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Preparing for Adult Assessment

September 9, 2022
Autism assessments for adults are not as structured as those for children. The issue with this is that there is not a standard process for adults in BC. Here are somethings to know while preparing for adult assessment.

Preparing For Your Child’s Private Autism Assessment

September 9, 2022
Heading into an assessment can be an overwhelming experience for both caregivers and individuals on the spectrum. You may have waited a long time for the assessment and want to be as thorough as possible.

Next Steps after Your Adult Autism Diagnosis

May 12, 2022
If you have received a diagnosis as an adult we want to say congratulations!

Adult Autism Assessment Survey

January 24, 2022
Adult Assessment Survey     A Never-ending referral cycle In the past two years, AutismBC has seen a marked increase in the number of requests […]

Ann’s Assessment Journey

January 15, 2022
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” When I was 17 and a half, the way I saw myself (and the world) shifted […]

Insiders’ Perspectives on Adult Autism Diagnosis

January 11, 2022
Currently, in British Columbia, there is no system tracking the number of adult autism diagnoses. About 2.5% of children in BC have an autism diagnosis, […]

ASD Diagnosis for Adults

January 6, 2022
Currently, in BC, there are no publicly funded systems for adults that are specifically designed to diagnose autism. So finding an appropriate pathway to support can be challenging.

Northern BC Autism Resources

July 16, 2021
AutismBC is a provincial organization with four regions: Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior, and Northern. Each region has its own Regional Coordinator to help local […]

Belinda Fries: Receiving a Diagnosis After Your Child

March 22, 2021
Do you prefer person-first or identity-first language? I identify as autistic. For me, being autistic is having a different brain, so I feel it through […]

Kristen Hovet: The Female Autism Phenotype

March 9, 2021
Do you prefer identity- or person-first language?  I prefer identity-first — autistic person. Can you explain your challenging journey to a female autism diagnosis? I […]

Autism Assessment in BC

January 27, 2021
Autism Assessment in BC In BC, there are publicly funded autism assessments available. They are done through the BC Autism Assessment Network, but a referral […]
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