14 Feb I’m Autistic / Getting Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Some people struggle to accept their Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. How do you handle such a potentially world-rocking revelation? Here is some helpful advice for those trying to come to grips with their diagnosis.
In this video, Kelcey Lynn discusses her journey from first diagnosis to her current life.
What We Learned from this Video:
- Autism can often be misdiagnosed as a host of other issues.
- People may have a certain image in their head associated with autistic people, and this image is often wrong.
- An accessibility advisor can be a huge help for anyone looking for answers about their symptoms.
- Getting an autism diagnosis can help people understand why they are different, or why they feel like they are not where they should be in life.
If you are struggling with your autism diagnosis, or if you cannot identify why you feel different from others, know that there are resources available to help you. Explore our video library to find the help and information you are looking for!