Our children with autism become adults with autism. They either learn to cope and/or mask certain challenges of autism and have maintained jobs and families but are still greatly struggling with the social and emotional challenges of autism, or they have not been able to cope and still remain within the care of their parents hidden away in their rooms/basements stuck to their computers or video games or televisions unable to deal with the stress of the outside world. Both sides of the pendulum need help whether they are actively seeking it out or not.
I have attached an article I found this morning on some of the ways to identify the symptoms of high functioning autism in adults. It's never too late to ask for help!
"The news media, pediatricians' offices, and parenting books are all full of information about autism in children; however, it can be a challenge to identify adult autism. In decades past, autism received far less attention from the medical and education communities than it does today. This means that there are likely thousands of adults living with undiagnosed autism. Learning about adult autism symptoms can help these individuals find treatment options." Click Here to Read On
Have a great weekend,
- Sabra Evans