Parenting Young Autistic Adults

When it comes to parenting older children with autism spectrum disorders, there are few dedicated resources for parents. As such, parents may find themselves overwhelmed with how to approach challenging issues such as puberty and dating.Finding support and help for your child at this stage in their development will be essential to helping both you and your adolescent navigate this challenging time.

If you are at a crossroads, or simply feel you would benefit from a professional opinion on how to best support your autistic child, please feel free to call our Glenview office at (847) 730-3042. You can also read about the clinical services we offer at Courage to Connect by clicking here.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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