Achieving the ‘Good Life’

How to Support Happiness

This section provides an insight into identifying what impacts a child or young person’s wellbeing and how to support happiness.

People with autism encounter, evaluate and respond to the world around them differently than people without autism. The unpredictability and inconsistency of everyday life can feel particularly overwhelming for people with autism; which can cause significant stress and anxiety.

Anxiety and stress can cause a student to exhibit negative behaviours such as the fight or flight response which in turn inhibit their access to learning both socially and academically.

What is Achieving the ‘Good Life’?

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Steps to achieving the ‘Good life’.