Why I Bothered to Pursue an Autism Diagnosis at 63 Years Old


Hi Carly,
 
I came across this on “The Mighty” website and wondered if it might be possible/ appropriate to include it on the Axia contributions “page” ?
 
It kind of is on the lines of what was being discussed at the recent PDSG, and online, about coping as one gets older.
 
I hope all is well at Team Axia, thank you so much for being there.
Kindest regards
Helen Jones
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4 comments on “Why I Bothered to Pursue an Autism Diagnosis at 63 Years Old
  1. Dream says:

    Thanks for sharing this article Helen, it was an extremely interesting read (which I found I resonated with much of), and is indeed very relevant to the discussion started at the last P-D.S.G.

  2. Terri says:

    I was 62 when I had my diagnosis last year and as the author of this piece says it didn’t cure anything but explained a lot and even just that makes life just a little easier.
    Thanks, Helen, for posting.

    • Helen says:

      Hi Terri, thank you for this.
      I was 60 when diagnosed, after living all that time feeling “wrong and alienesque” it did explain alot I agree.

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