Welcome to the Late Diagnosis Group Resource Page.
My name is Hyan. I'm the Post-Diagnosis Coordinator here at Number 6 The One-Stop Autism Shop.
In this short greet-and-meet that lasts about half an hour, we cover the highs and lows of the diagnosis process.
WHAT IS AUTISM?
Debunking myths surrounding autism, we look at the neurobiological roots of autism, it's engine—the brain!
SENSORY ISSUES, CRISIS POINT, MELTDOWN, SHUTDOWNS, and FREEZES
ENERGY, ANXIETY, COPING, AUTISTIC BURNOUT, and RECOVERY
INFORMATION, RESTRICTED INTERESTS, REPETITION
We look at our relationship with information, and whether or not restricted interested and repetition serve fundamental functions.
CHILDHOOD, ADOLESCENCE, ADULTHOOD, ELDERLY
We explore the idea of whether or not autism changes over time.
SOCIAL (DYS)FUNCTION?, RELATIONSHIPS, EMPLOYMENT
We're looking at the demands that various people make of us in terms of social interaction, relationship, and employment.
HISTORY and THEORY MIND, EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS, CENTRAL COHERENCE
In this potted history of autism, we look at the heroes and zeroes of the autism world. We also explore three classic theory of autism, and whether or not they adequately describe autism today.
The following is a biased list of some videos that are insightful, helpful, controversial, or outdated. The views expressed in the videos
may not necessarily represent the ethos of Number 6 team, but are posted here as an aid to stir conversation around what is and isn't autism.
TONY ATTWOOD—Making Friends Strategies to Improve Social Understanding and Friendship Skills
TONY ATTWOOD—Aspergers in Girls (Asperger Syndrome)
AMYTHEST SCHABER—Ask An Autistic
WENDY CHUNG—Autism: What We Know (And What We Don't Know Yet) TED TALK
SIMON BARON-COHEN—Autism and the Male Brain
TEMPLE GRANDIN—The Autistic Brain
FRANCESCA HAPPE, Ph.D.: Why Study The Mind If Genes Cause Autism?
CHRISTIAN A. STEWART-FERRER—Explaining Asperger's/Autism (PART 1/2)
What Women With Autism Want You to Know
Revised DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Real Rain Man (Savant Documentary)—Real Stories
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