Anticipation Anxiety

I have faced this when my Dad or Boss would call me into an office because most the I have had bad experiences in this area.  Job interviews or first dates bring the same.  – Greg

by Dania Jekel, Executive Director, and Sonia Janks, Contributing Editor

I’ve used this platform many times to talk about anxiety because I think it is the most common and most difficult challenge almost everyone in our community faces, no matter the age. I am still surprised the American Psychiatric Association did not consider anxiety a core feature when it defined the criteria for an autism diagnosis in the DSM-5. The impact of anxiety for those with autism can pervade almost every part of life and, in some situations, it can become completely debilitating. 
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