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Know How to Stop Your Autistic Meltdown Before It Begins

Adults with autism, this is for you. Autism parents, it’s for you too

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Meltdowns are something we all know about. Some of us have them, while others are witnesses to them. They’re something none of us wants, yet they are a reality for people with autism. There is good news, though. They can be prevented or stopped if you…

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Not Weird Just Autistic

Not Weird Just Autistic

J.R.Reed is a late-diagnosed autism self-advocate who writes, speaks, podcasts, and livestreams. He’s also an Autistic Life Coach.

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