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Autistic Adults

Being 2-Spirit & Autistic with Cole Lawrence

September 26, 2023
Being 2-Spirit and AuDHD has allowed me to embrace myself, connect with my cultural heritage, and find a sense of belonging.

10 questions for autistic adults to ask a doctor or therapist

September 21, 2023
Asking your healthcare provider the right questions is the first step to ensuring they can provide you with neuroaffirming care. For autistic adults, access challenges, communication differences, and research gaps all make a difference and need to be acknowledged. 

Reframing shameful thoughts as an autistic adult

July 18, 2023
Reframing shameful thoughts can help you feel better about yourself as an autistic adult, a self-advocate says.

Autistic food aversion: Understanding, treatment, and support

June 1, 2023
Autistic food aversion can make it hard to stay healthy, happy, and functional. Getting information, treatment, and support can help.

5 tips for coping with autistic burnout as an adult

May 15, 2023
Dealing with autistic burnout in adulthood can be a huge challenge. Here are some tips that can help you cope.

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.

Late Not Less: Not Enough Clinicians Are Trained to Assess Adults

April 14, 2023
Shannon saw many clinicians in her journey to diagnosis. See just how much misinformation she had to wade through.

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.

6 Experiences Unique to Autistic Adults

March 30, 2023
Compared to children, autistic adults have unique experiences with employment, relationships, independence, and more.

Supporting a Non-Verbal Autistic Loved One

March 9, 2023
Non-verbal communication can be difficult to understand, both for those observing and for those experiencing it. However, it can be helpful in explaining to non-autistic […]
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