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Doctor in the House: Life As An Autistic Adult

Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Dr Daniel Leong, Co-Chair, Autism Initiatives Malaysia | Prakash Ravindran, Clinical Psychologist

01-Apr-22 16:00

Doctor in the House: Life As An Autistic Adult

We look ahead to Autism Awareness Day (2 April) with a focus on autism in adulthood. Why do some autistic individuals only get diagnosed in adulthood, when earlier support and interventions in childhood would have helped them cope with their challenges? We find out from Dr Daniel Leong, Co-Chair of Autism Initiatives Malaysia who will share from a personal and professional perspective, while clinical psychologist Prakash Ravindran shares what kind of support autistic adults and their families need as they navigate higher education, job training, employment and social aspects of adulthood.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek, Jasmine Anastassia

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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Tags:  autism awareness monthjob coachthe bigger picturehealth and livingadultemploymentdisabilityspecial needsautism spectrum disorder


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