How Reading Out Loud Helps Develop Comprehension and Confidence

What is one of the greatest predictors of a child’s future success in life? Many of us might answer proper nutrition, early childhood opportunities, early intervention, or even a parent’s income. While all of these items do play a part in shaping a child’s ability to succeed, research is finding a strong correlation between reading […]

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7 Reasons To Learn About About Autism and Mental Health

“I think Stephen Borgman should do a show focusing on a few of the common co-morbid conditions. This being said does anybody want to share their related diagnoses?” –Thrive with Aspergers/Autism Community Member So Why Should We Talk About Autism and Mental Health? 1. Mental Health Conditions Are Common On The Autism Spectrum This member […]

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What Liane Learned: Pretending To Be Normal

An Interview With Liane Holliday Wiley

“I felt like a bird uncaged” Liane Holliday Wiley – (when she discovered her Aspergers diagnosis) Liane Holliday Willey: Pretending To Be Normal Liane Holliday Wiley is an Aspergian woman who for years pretended to be normal. Liane’s varied roles include professor (she holds a Doctorate in Education in Psycholinguistics), author, consultant. She also owns and […]

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How To Small Talk, Even When You Don’t Care

Small Talk Advice From Aspergian Writer, Michael

This is a guest post from Aspergian author Michael, from CiciStory.com Small Talk Advice Small Talk I think I can speak for most, if not all of us, when I say we hate it. I mean, why would anyone talk about NOTHING, which is what small talk is…talk about nothing. So superficial and a waste […]

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TWAP054: Happy Aspergers Marriage Secrets Revealed

An Interview with Michael and Cici

Happy Aspergers Marriage Secrets Revealed Years ago I wrote an article about Aspergers and marriage on my Psychology Today Blog. I sought to talk about solutions for those in AS (Autism Spectrum)/Non AS (Non Autism Spectrum) marriages. Unfortunately, a lot of commenters voiced pessimism and negativity about AS/Non AS marriages. News stations don’t often report […]

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