Autism News Tagged "ASD and relationships"

How important are relationships in the lives of people with autism?

Studio 3 clinician Dr. John McDermott discusses relationships and autism, and the role played by the emotional and relational world when supporting clients. The importance of relationship in the lives of people who have an autism diagnosis is a crucial part of our practice at Studio 3. When working therapeutically with clients, parents or caregivers, we aim to capture individual…

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How does a person with ASD date successfully?

For individuals with as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dating can be a real challenge. It is a misconception that people on the spectrum don’t want relationships – often they do, but they just don’t know how to meet people or understand the nuances of relationships. How do we effectively teach relationship skills?

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What in the World is Going On in Autism – November 2014 Edition

In this month’s blog: new study shows parents tend to support their child better in a group training setting; communication is a struggle for those on the spectrum because they need extra processing time and often have difficulty reading body language, voice tone, and understanding context. Wandering or elopement is an all too common occurrence in schools for people with ASD. A dental visit can be a nightmare for a person with autism. Getting children on the spectrum to eat a variety of healthy foods can be challenging for many. Women and girls are continuing to be under-diagnosed with autism because they display different characteristics of the disorder.

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