Adults with autism may be eligible to receive Medicaid and social security benefits to help with basic needs (such as food and shelter), but resources for treatment and other services are more. May 14, · Autism is a difficult concept to grasp unless you're living with it or dealing with someone close to you who has it. Most people are quite uncertain about what it actually is; they just know that.
Adolescents and especially adults often have difficulty finding services or even understanding, as many people associate autism only with kids or hold a narrow stereotype of how a person with autism behaves. And even within the autism community, many parents and professionals of people on the spectrum have beliefs and goals that some people with autism might be offended by – and vice versa. Jul 23, · Living with an autism diagnosis. Many adults with autism have found support through online groups and forums, as well as by connecting in person with other adults on the autism spectrum.
May 22, · Few Friendships: Adults who have autism typically find it hard to develop and sustain close relationships and friendships with others. Things such as language limitations, listening difficulties, and idiosyncratic behavior can limit the ability to form friendships. Adults with Autism Resources to support adults in all areas of life With an estimated 50, adolescents with autism becoming adults each year, it is more important than ever that there are effective resources and services to help you with the challenges you might face.