Autism & Neurodiversity

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Jason & Debbie Grygla

25 May 2024

10m 31s

Narcissism & Autism with Jason



Autism is often confused with narcissism. Autistic traits are often misinterpreted as narcissistic. In this episode Jason delves into the complex relationship between autism and narcissism, highlighting the unique ways in which self-centeredness manifests in individuals on the autism spectrum.

By exploring the neurological differences that contribute to these behaviors, Jason sheds light on the challenges faced by both neurodivergent individuals and their loved ones. He emphasizes the importance of understanding these differences without judgment or expectations of traditional social norms.

You'll learn:

  • Why autistics are often called narcissistic.
  • Why misjudging them causes problems.
  • The nuances in understanding the neurological differences.
  • How to cope with narcissistic presenting traits.
  • How to support your autistic young person's development.

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