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Autistic Adults

10 Tips for Hosting Sensory-Friendly Holiday Gatherings

December 13, 2022
Here are some tips for keeping the occasion as sensory-friendly as possible, whether you’ve hosted autistic folks before or not.

Reasons Autism Self-diagnosis is Valid

February 15, 2023
Many people believe autism diagnoses aren’t valid unless they’re supported by a doctor. However, self-diagnosis can be valid too. Here are some reasons to support self-diagnosis.

Embrace Autism

November 9, 2022
Dr. Engelbrecht’s assessment will help you gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of yourself or affirm who you have always known yourself to be. Autistic […]

Politics and self-advocacy with Basil Langevin

March 3, 2023
Basil Langevin is an autistic city council candidate in Saanich (a municipality within Greater Victoria). They share with us their journey into politics and what inspired them along the way.

Life as an autistic artist with Mitchell Brager

March 3, 2023
Mitchell Brager is an autistic artist from Terrace, BC. In this article, his mom Colleen shares how his passion and skill for art has led to a career. Check out the bottom of this article for details on where you can view and purchase Mitchell’s work!

10 Ways to Better Support Autistic Employees

June 20, 2023
We asked our autistic content creator Aly Laube to share some advice on how managers can better support autistic employees.

Preparing for Adult Assessment

May 2, 2024
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.

From Diagnosis to Degree: A story of a Neurodiversity-Affirming Therapist-Mom

November 2, 2022
Kerry Schroeder is a neurodiversity-affirming Registered Clinical Counsellor and parent coach based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She empowers parents of neurodivergent children with science-backed education and strengths-based strategies.

7 Tips for Post-Secondary Success

July 25, 2023
Succeeding as an autistic student comes with challenges, but these helpful tips might make it easier to do well in post-secondary school.

The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism

May 18, 2023
The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism is meant for Autistic adults, family members, professionals, policy-makers & leaders. The goal of the guide is to provide knowledge about the factors that can impact Autistic mental health. It highlights how context & individual experiences play roles one’s mental health, and how societal acceptance and appreciation of autism is critical for the better support and well-being of Autistic adults.

Late-diagnosed autistic adulthood with Aly Laube

March 3, 2023
Aly Laube is an AutismBC content collaborator and a late-diagnosed autistic person. In this blog, they share their experience “coming out” as autistic.

Aging with Autism by Rhoda

March 3, 2023
Rhoda is a late-diagnosed autistic woman who has had many challenges in accessing support and understanding. She shares with us what it’s like to be an older adult on the spectrum. Content warning: Use of functioning labels.
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