LIVING WITH PTSD on the AUTISM SPECTRUM



Autism, PTSD and Trauma: what’s the connection?
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Autism, PTSD, c-PTSD, BPD – so many acronyms, so many diagnoses, that can all appear very similar to each other and often have overlapping traits and symptoms.

Autism Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) – What’s The Overlap?
The symptoms of autism trauma and PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) can look very similar.
So what’s the overlap? And how are they different? Can childhood trauma cause autism? (Hint: No, there’s a very important distinction)

In this video we’ll explore complex trauma and how the polyvagal theory and principles of trauma informed care can help improve autistic mental health. https://youtu.be/Thv5bNNNRzU

Source: Youtube