Is this a subsection of autism or a completely different condition? I’m NOT getting into that argument – however, we all need love!
I have added this as ADHD and autism can frequently coexist and this may help to explain.
This TED Talk has been out there for some time now, but well worth revisiting and taking note!
This against the background of adults with autism being 9 times more likely to commit suicide and children a frightening 28 times more likely Suicide Rates in Autism – Autistica – 17/10/2018
A sort of a wake-up call for some of us!
The rate of suicides in Britain has risen sharply to its highest level since 2002, with men accounting for three-quarters of the number of people. Autistic adults are 9 times more likely to commit suicide than normal. Children with autism are 28 times more likely Just be aware of your loved ones – “We knew he was going downhill” …
What to do from a Mum who’s done it…
It would be nice to think we are turning the corner and employers are beginning to see the advantages
This excellent piece written in the first person
A very good little book (7 pages) written by a 25 year old young autistic woman, degree in psychology, so she is writing this from first hand experience! Just follow the link by clicking on the image below and then select “Autism Explained Guide Book” – this will then download a copy to your computer …