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Managing Stress and Anxiety

Supporting People with Autism

By Autism West Midlands

Summary

This online article describes how sensory stress, stress associated with transition and unpredictability, communication difficulties, and difficulties with social interaction can contribute to mental health issues in people on the autism spectrum. The article notes that stress can also lead to challenging behaviors and meltdowns. It provides suggestions about managing stress and meltdowns in people on the autism spectrum.

Autism West Midlands aims "to provide specialist support and advice to people of all ages with autism and their families, living in the West Midlands, enabling them to meet their full potential." [Website]

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Visit www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/asset/2017/12/Managing_stress_pwa.pdf

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism West Midlands
United Kingdom

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