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Autistic Adults

Cleaning tips for autistic adults

March 14, 2024
Cleaning can be easier and more enjoyable for autistic adults willing to try out these tips!

Scheduling Tips for Autistic Adults: Tools, planning, and support

February 23, 2024
Scheduling also covers making time for sleeping, waking, eating, and doing chores — and then actually spending that time doing what you set out to do. Eventually, if you keep doing them, they’ll become routines that are easier to adhere to. With time, they could even become comforting. 

Struggling with daily living activities while autistic: Why it happens and how to help

February 1, 2024
Our recent survey of autistic adults found that 74 per cent of participants have difficulty with daily cleaning. Sixty-six per cent found running errands challenging, and 60 per cent struggled with cooking. 

Addressing barriers to neuroaffirming care in BC

January 5, 2024
In a recent survey, we asked autistic adults in BC to tell us about the barriers they faced while accessing neuroaffirming care, and they offered suggestions for what might help them get more support. 

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.
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