Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and Autism

How to Guide Your Child Through Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria Autism

There are unique challenges that come with raising a child on the autism spectrum. Rejection sensitive dysphoria autism is one of them, and I’ve spent over 30 years helping families navigate these complexities. Imagine your child, let’s call him Sam, who’s incredibly bright and full of potential. But when faced with criticism or perceived rejection, his emotional response feels overwhelming.

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Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and ADHD

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and ADHD: Are They the Same Condition?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects children and adults throughout their lifespan in similar and unique ways. For some people with ADHD, these symptoms may be very internal with “zoning out” or daydreaming behaviors being the most prominent ones affecting school performance, work, or relationships.  Other people with ADHD, including both adults and children, may display

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RSD 8 Ways of Dealing with Rejection

8 Ways of Dealing with Rejection

If your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you need to know that there is a high prevalence of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD). Kids with RSD experience emotional dysregulation due to actual or perceived rejection or criticism. RSD overlaps with ADHD symptoms as both can be reactive and impulsive.  Children and teens with RSD have disproportionate reactions to

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Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and Autism

How to Guide Your Child Through Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria Autism

There are unique challenges that come with raising a child on the autism spectrum. Rejection sensitive dysphoria autism is one of them, and I’ve spent over 30 years helping families navigate these complexities. Imagine your child, let’s call him Sam, who’s incredibly bright and full of potential. But when faced with criticism or perceived rejection, his emotional response feels overwhelming.

Read More »
Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and ADHD

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and ADHD: Are They the Same Condition?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects children and adults throughout their lifespan in similar and unique ways. For some people with ADHD, these symptoms may be very internal with “zoning out” or daydreaming behaviors being the most prominent ones affecting school performance, work, or relationships.  Other people with ADHD, including both adults and children, may display

Read More »
RSD 8 Ways of Dealing with Rejection

8 Ways of Dealing with Rejection

If your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you need to know that there is a high prevalence of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD). Kids with RSD experience emotional dysregulation due to actual or perceived rejection or criticism. RSD overlaps with ADHD symptoms as both can be reactive and impulsive.  Children and teens with RSD have disproportionate reactions to

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