Happiness is something that individuals — both those with and those without autism spectrum disorder — strive to obtain. It is innate for all human beings to want joy and meaning in their lives. Happiness does not mean a life without problems since no life is exempt from challenges and difficulties. Happiness comes from accepting the challenges you face with positivity, and from learning and growing from each obstacle presented. Happiness is being in harmony with the life you live.
For the very first issue of Autism Advocate Parenting Magazine I wrote an article on autism and happiness. You can read it here.
Find out about the other articles in Autism Advocate Parenting Magazine.