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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5 Reasons Why We Should Be Talking About Autism Meltdowns

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced autism meltdowns. Maybe you’re a parent whose child has “melted down". Maybe you’re a teacher or therapist who works with clients in the midst of meltdowns. Or, maybe you yourself experience meltdowns. I’m not autistic. So I’ve read some accounts told firsthand. You get overloaded. And then your system […]

TWAP048: You Need Your Job Counseling Questions Answered

An Interview with Aspergers Career Coach Barbara Bissonnette

Job counseling. It’s one of the most pressing topics for spectrum adults. One of the best parts of my role here at Thrive with Aspergers is talking to experts from all walks of life. In this episode, I talked to Barbara Bissonnette from Forward Motion Coaching about your questions. Barbara joined the Thrive with Aspergers podcast […]

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TWAP047: An Expert Tells You About Adult Autism Diagnosis

An Interview with Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD

Adult Autism Diagnosis: Your Questions Answered Do you want to take the confusion out of understanding adult autism diagnosis? In this episode, Dr. Rachel Loftin answers your questions (submitted by many of you) about this interesting topic. Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD Website: Video Introduction Bio: Rachel Loftin, PhD AARTS Center: Autism Assessment, Research, and Treatment […]

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