One reason Autistic individuals are at greater risk for suicidal ideation is they are stressed out, exhausted, and burned out from concealing their autistic behaviors all the time.  Yes I have seen this in practice with a 22 year old trying to hold a cleaning job in the community. 

If you suspect an individual of having suicidal thoughts, you could change the environment to introduce pleasurable stimuli instead of all aversive ones. 

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