Megan Flamand, an Indigenous Child and Youth Care Worker for Surrey Schools in BC, talks about her realization of being autistic after being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
Shannon saw many clinicians in her journey to diagnosis. See just how much misinformation she had to wade through.
Caroline shares how she realized she is autistic and why she feels she will remain self-diagnosed.
Kristina has had to overcome years of internalized ableism and an identity build around giftness. Discover how Kristina’s asymmetrical development hid their other autistic traits and why their parents overlooked this.
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 […]
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.
Aly Laube is an AutismBC content collaborator and a late-diagnosed autistic person. In this blog, they share their experience “coming out” as autistic.
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.
If you have received a diagnosis as an adult we want to say congratulations!
“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 […]
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, […]
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.