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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Strategies for Individuals with Autism to Manage Death, Grief and Loss

Grief and loss are two components of human life, which, unfortunately, everyone must deal with at some point in their lives. Everyone, including autistic individuals, grieve.Everyone has a different way of expressing loss, and it varies greatly from one individual to another. Some people tend to get angry, whereas others grieve with tears.

For those on the autism spectrum, a mix of behavioral, cognitive and emotional reactions can manifest when dealing with grief. It is important to respect each individual, and to be considerate of his/her unique reaction. A few of the possible reactions are shared below.

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