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Should I pursue an autism diagnosis as an adult?… life wouldnt press you through the effort pursuing diagnosis however you describe number important challenges that warrant support you can get help for some these issues without autism diagnosis for example psychologist may able help you work … feels daunting this time what diagnosis can bring the same time diagnosis autism may help you access additional therapy and support programs the availability and quality such programs vary from state state and from one educational institution … plan provides addition many colleges have supportive programs and services for students with diagnosis autism support groups you may may not need autism diagnosis join adult support group social skills training group your area your colleges …
Newly diagnosed adult with autism seeks therapy advice… young adults with autism finding adult autism programs your community while have few scientifically tested therapy and support programs for adults with autism many clinicians parents community providers and adults with asd are developing such programs their communities one place look for therapy and support programs the autism speaks resource library for adults another way search for these programs through the … problems recommend seeing psychiatrist for medical consultation and psychologist social worker for individual therapy group counseling ideally you want someone experienced helping adults who have autism ask for such expertise when you contact …
My story of being diagnosed with autism late… sounds weird but was very clear even though liked socialize and had some friends started feel isolated when kids began form groups and got left out decided that wasnt going let that happen again high school age 12 and started actively copying … wasnt just some weirdo actually belonged group people that were just different gave clarity belonging peace mind and support obviously had times while struggling with the question what aspergers meant and defined especially when decided work fulltime model would really able travel the world without support system home and without any sense stability but know now that even with disorder youre able learn adapt and grow …
Finding myself in autism… story important you for the most part shy and reserved but rather successful life have great job and loving family that supports think that sharing story will help those growing autistic see they can lead very functional and fulfilling lives with the right support group place also think that lot parents panic when they learn their child autistic but the truth they dont need think …
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