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STOP Cassandra Syndrome from Ruining Autistic Relationships

STOP Cassandra Syndrome from Ruining Autistic Relationships

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Orion Kelly – That Autistic Guy

Video Summary

  • The video discusses Cassandra syndrome and how it can negatively impact relationships with autistic individuals.
  • Cassandra syndrome occurs when a person’s feelings and needs are dismissed or ignored, despite clear communication.
  • It can be particularly relevant in neurodiverse relationships between autistic and non-autistic individuals.
  • Causes of Cassandra syndrome include challenges in communication and understanding between neurotypical and autistic individuals, lack of knowledge about autism, and difficulties in expressing emotions and intimacy.
  • The video emphasizes the importance of cultivating understanding, clear communication, patience, and mutual efforts to learn about and respect each other’s differences in order to prevent the detrimental effects of Cassandra syndrome on relationships.

Dr. Kenneth Roberson

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