Topic: Stress

What have researchers learned about the effects of stress on autistic people, their families, and their service providers? How can we lessen the effects of stress through self-care, advocacy, and community? This collection provides some answers to these questions.

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Stress and the Autism Parent

Researchers have taken notice of parental stress in families of children with autism. More than a few studies report that parents of children with autism experience more stress than parents of typical-developing children and parents of children with Down Syndrome.

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Caregiver Stress in Families of Children with Autism

In this webinar, Amy Keefer, Ph.D., ABPP, discusses parental stress and coping strategies in families of children with autism. This is a joint webinar with SSC@IAN (Simons Simplex Collection at the Interactive Autism Network). This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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