The Link between Autism and Suicide Risk | Interactive Autism Network

Mr. A, a middle-aged chemist, came to a Baltimore emergency room after a suicide attempt. He said he was "thoroughly depressed." He had been fired after throwing a chair at his boss, not his first outburst at work. Doctors admitted him to the hospital, where they became suspicious of his rigidity, social awkwardness, and trouble … Continue reading The Link between Autism and Suicide Risk | Interactive Autism Network

As Seen On Twitter | “TW: suicide, mental health A message to all parents of #autistic kids: Wellbeing first. ..” via @ShonaDav

  Shona‏ @ShonaDav FollowingFollowing @ShonaDav More TW: suicide, mental health A message to all parents of #autistic kids: Wellbeing first. Education second. Qualifications mean nothing if you end up with a lifetime of mental health issues or worse dead If school is not safe for your child PLEASE don't send them in More Replying to @ShonaDav I want … Continue reading As Seen On Twitter | “TW: suicide, mental health A message to all parents of #autistic kids: Wellbeing first. ..” via @ShonaDav