Autistic Burnout: What It Is, Symptoms, & Recovery
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Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “What Is Autistic Burnout,” “What Causes Autistic Burnout,” “Tips on How to Prevent Autistic Burnout,” “Recovering From Autistic Burnout,” and “How Can I Support Someone Who Is In Autistic Burnout.” Added “Autistic Burnout in Adults Vs. Children.” New material written by Nicole Artz, LMFT and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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