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Autism and Depression

Autism and Depression

May 25, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

Individuals with autism are four times as likely to experience depression throughout their lives. Rates of depression...

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Autism Independent Living

Autism Independent Living

May 3, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

Parents of young adults with autism often wonder what will happen to their children after school. Will they move out on...

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Empowering Individuals with Autism

Empowering Individuals with Autism

April 23, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning and the Adult Autism Center of Lifetime Learning is proud to celebrate t...

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Cooking with Autism

Cooking with Autism

April 20, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

Cooking is both a life skill and outlet, and although it's a beneficial skill for all individuals of all ages, it become...

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Your Guide to Autism and Driving

Your Guide to Autism and Driving

March 8, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

For those on the autism spectrum, driving is a big step when becoming a teen or young adult. As one of the major choices...

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Autism and Women: Here’s What You Need to Know

Autism and Women: Here’s What You Need to Know

February 18, 2021 | Heather Davis, Ph.D, BCBA, LBA, Adult Autism Center Clinical Director

Autism is significantly more common among boys than girls, and while the reasons behind this skewed sex ratio are not fu...

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Autism and College: Your Comprehensive Preparation Guide

Autism and College: Your Comprehensive Preparation Guide

August 28, 2020 | Julia Hood, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

Any new college student faces challenges while adjusting to campus life. However, for students with autism, this transit...

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How To Date Someone On The Spectrum

How To Date Someone On The Spectrum

August 28, 2020 | Julia Hood, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

The world of dating and relationships can be tough to navigate. It requires complex, often tedious work to communicate c...

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Housing for Adults with Autism

Housing for Adults with Autism

July 20, 2020 | Julia Hood, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

The day an individual moves out of their parents' household is one of the most memorable and exciting milestones. Howeve...

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Financial Resources For Adults With Autism

Financial Resources For Adults With Autism

July 13, 2020 | Julia Hood, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

To venture out into the world as an independent adult is daunting for anyone at first. However, for individuals with aut...

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How To Talk About Autism

How To Talk About Autism

May 20, 2020 | Julia Hood, Ph.D., LP, BCBA-D, NCSP

Most people who are in the know about autism or have loved ones with the condition are more than happy to talk about it ...

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