Strategies to Gain Control Over Your Life

Strategies to Gain Control Over Your Life

The thought of making a change in your life can bring up many thoughts and emotions that are wired in our brains.  It can feel as though it is a daunting task or downright scary and impossible for many, especially for those struggling with ‘failure to launch’ or with ASD.   For many, the more important something is, the more worried they get about doing it “right” and the result is that likely no actions are taken, and the self-fulfilling prophecy of not being able to change, is once again evidenced.  

What does 'Failure To Launch' mean for my family?

What does 'Failure To Launch' mean for my family?

A diagnosis of ASD or ‘failure to launch’ syndrome affects the entire home.  No one is immune to the stress, sacrifice, accommodations and range of emotions associated with the diagnosis.  Oftentimes, the questions that come up in parent groups, has to do with what parents, caregivers, siblings and other family members can do to deal with the stress associated with raising a young adult with ASD or ‘failure to launch’ syndrome