Wednesday, November 1, 2023

  • 11/01/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Anxiety is a well-recognized co-occurring condition or feature of autism. However, how anxiety impacts autistic individuals is less recognized especially when considering variations at different developmental stages. This presentation will review key differences in how autistic individuals may experience anxiety and how this can manifest in communication, behavior, and functioning. Developmental considerations for the experience and expression of anxiety will be reviewed. The presentation will conclude with reviewing how anxiety needs to be considered integrally for person-centered care.