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Let’s Get Physical Part II: Exercise and Health Issues in Adults with Autism

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Exercise for autistic adults is too often neglected. While children with autism may flourish by taking advantage of numerous opportunities for exercise and team sports, these activities become increasingly scarce after they “age out” of school at age 21. This has a negative impact the well-being of these adults, as it can result in them not engaging in exercise at […]

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Autism After 21 Day

Montgomery County Proclaims April 21st as “Autism After 21 Day”

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To boost awareness of the various needs of adults with autism, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Councilmember Craig Rice, and […]

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spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning: Organization Solutions for Autism

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Clutter in a living space can be a huge stressor for people with autism because it can contribute to sensory […]

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tell us about yourself

“Tell Us About Yourself”: Autistic Adults Confront the Dreaded Job Interview

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As I find myself graduating from college this spring, the interview process for potential jobs seems like the most daunting […]

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Helping Your Loved One with Autism Cope With Feelings of Loss

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Losing a loved one, a pet, a valuable object, or a routine can be distressing for anyone, causing grief, anxiety, […]

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video games and autism

Video Games and Autism: Helpful or Harmful?

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It can happen to anyone. You start playing Minecraft or Skyrim, and before you know it, hours have passed and […]

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let's get physical

Let’s Get Physical: Exercise, Socialization, and SPIRIT Club

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“Let’s Get Physical” is a two-part series on the importance of exercise for autistic adults. Stay tuned for Part II. […]

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adults with autism

What I’ve Learned from Other Adults with Autism: Carla and Clarity

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“Carla” is a redhead with freckles and cropped hair. She loves the Patriots, calls herself a tomboy, and has a […]

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scheduling your day

You Aut to Know: Scheduling Your Day with Success

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John Lennon famously said “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making plans.” In other words, things happen […]

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Matt Popovich

Police Interaction and Autism: Building Positive Relationships

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Individuals with autism are significantly more likely to come into contact with law enforcement officials over the course of their […]

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How Campus Models Help Seniors with Intellectual Disabilities Stay Connected

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Bill, a charming 56-year-old Southern gentleman sits proudly under the lifetime’s worth of taekwondo medals and the sashes from being […]

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