The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in extraordinary challenge and stress, but recovery after the pandemic may pose additional challenges that require a thoughtful response. Here is the story of one youth adjusting to the easing of pandemic precautions. His story and what follows will offer some ideas and tips on coping in times of pandemic outbreak recovery.
Parental anxiety was examined relative to anxiety in youth with autism. Parents with a higher level of anxiety tended to identify greater anxiety in their adolescents. When youth responded favourably to anxiety treatment, parents were reported to experience decreased anxiety.
1 in 66 Canadian children aged 5-17 years are estimated to have a diagnosis of autism, with more males being diagnosed than females. This review increases our understanding of autism nationally, and can inform future programs and policies.
What is AIDE Canada?
AIDE Canada is a national network that is committed to providing accurate, up-to-date, and useful information and resources to the people who need it. AIDE offers information, tools, and resources about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Developmental Disabilities (DD) across the lifespan, curated with the help of a team of researchers to make sure it’s accurate, useful, and helpful to you and your loved ones.