Updated: Dec 14, 2019
Ever notice that brilliant individuals sometimes struggle with daily activities and independence? For people on the autism spectrum, these tasks can be a huge challenge because intellect is often higher than adaptive behavior skills -- all the day-to-day stuff! Making future plans based on intellect alone can backfire! How can the ASD adolescent or young adults prepare for independence? Try a simulation of daily skills before launching them to college or an apartment. Watch this short video on improving independence in the autistic adult for some quick tips.