Autistic children and adults experience a variety of stressors that can deplete their energy and take a toll on their mental and physical health. Doctors may mistakenly diagnose autistic burnout as depression. Listen as autistic advocate Kieran Rose explains the concept of autistic burnout, a concept that is not on the radar of most helping professionals, and its impact on those who experience it.
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