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This CBC article highlights the need for peer support groups particularly for older autistic adults:

Updated: Apr 2, 2021

Adults with autism often misunderstood and lack support. Part of the problem is that autism as a term is little understood outside of a childhood context.


"Adults with autism are often misunderstood and lack support. Part of the problem is that autism as a term is little understood outside of a childhood context. A think-tank formed to understand the challenges faced by autistic seniors says there are few resources in place to address their specific needs."



"The think-tank's report also highlighted the fact that those with autism and co-occurring conditions may struggle to communicate the exact nature of their pain or other symptoms, resulting in medical professionals misinterpreting their behaviours."






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