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A 26-year-old male asked about a 23-year-old male:

How is it closely prevalent with moving away to a new city/town and autistic characteristics of preferring things to be the same? my brother is 23 yrs

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
I don't understand : your ? Can children & adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (1) have difficulty with & an aversion to novel situations (2) experience developmental regression &/or (3) exhibit either ^ aggression & tantrums or ^ withdrawal & " stims" with major changes of routine or environment? Yes to all. All his stuff should accessible to him on moving day. His new bedroom should look like his old one.
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