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Autistic Burnout Guide | Part 3 | 3/12/2021
UNDERSTANDING THE "WHY" AND "HOW" OF AUTISTIC BURNOUT
We investigate the "why" behind autistic burnout in the workplace and practical strategies on "how" to tackle autistic burnout.
This section addresses accommodations employers can make to help autistic employees avoid autistic burnout.
WHY AND HOW: ACCOMMODATIONS
Workplace accommodations can transform the working experiences of autistic employees.
Here are some examples of accommodations to help autistic employees thrive at work and avoid autistic burnout.
Acceptance and social support
Individual and peer support
Access to coaches and mentors
Permission for autistic people to unmask
Encouragement to request formal accommodations
Enabling autistic people to be themselves
play to strengths and talents
focus on areas of passion and special interest
Reducing overall load to nullify emotional burnout