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Late Not Less: Adult Autism Assessment Is Prohibitively Expensive

April 21, 2023
Getting an adult autism assessment can be a lot to deal with late in life. Liv Robinson shares their story of late diagnosis.

4 Reasons Autistic Adults Seek Assessment

April 21, 2023
Getting diagnosed isn’t necessary for every autistic adult in BC, but it can help improve some people’s personal growth, well-being, and social belonging.

5 Reasons Autistic Women and Girls are Underdiagnosed

April 18, 2023
To improve the diagnosis and care of autistic women and girls, it is important to understand the unique challenges they face.

5 Reasons Autistic Adults in BC May Struggle to get Assessed

April 13, 2023
A recent AutismBC survey found many respondents couldn’t afford to get assessed and would have to wait months to see a professional. 

6 Steps to Getting an Adult Autism Assessment in BC

April 5, 2023
Adult assessment for autism in BC can be difficult to get on your own. From doing research to getting your results, here are some of the things you should know before you start.

What is Autism?

March 20, 2023
What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental difference that impacts all aspects of a person’s life. It is characterized by differences in social communication […]

Embrace Autism

November 1, 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 […]

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.

Autism 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.

From Anxiety and ADHD to Autism with Julia Mitchell

January 4, 2022
From Anxiety and ADHD to Autism I refer to myself interchangeably (I have autism / I am autistic); however, I prefer it when other people […]

Childhood diagnosis and autistic adulthood with Elli Sy

October 15, 2021
From Diagnosis to Now Getting a childhood diagnosis and growing into adulthood can be challenging for autistic people. Here’s my experience with the process. My […]
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