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How Yoga Can Help Aspergians and Autistics

Asperger’s Syndrome is commonly called high functioning autism. However, Asperger’s is very different from classic Autism in that there are no clinically significant delays in cognitive thinking, language development, or self-care. Aspergians are usually very capable, exceptionally intelligent, and particularly talented in a given area, hence the term “high functioning". Some classic symptoms of autism […]

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TWAP058: Living With Autism – 5 Interesting Stories

“Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes" This proverb is traced back to the Cherokees. It defines empathy, which can be understood as understood as the ability of a person to understand others or to “see where they are coming from." We non-autistics need to understand what living with […]

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Discovering The Autism Spectrum At Age 30

Reflections On An Autism Diagnosis

Thank you to Amber, a member of the Thrive Community, for volunteering to share her story about her recent autism diagnosis. I’ve been diagnosed and labeled with all sorts of things in my life, spanning the full gamut of medical and mental health issues, and while most transitions in my life seemed to bring about […]

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Understanding Autism and Sex Is Not Rocket Science

An Interview with Rachel Loftin, PhD

Imagine trying to build a rocket by watching YouTube videos, talking on snapchat, or watching TV. That would be hard! And can you imagine what that rocket would look like once you were done? In this episode, I’m speaking with Dr. Rachel Loftin, PhD, who’s an expert in discussing autism and sex. She joined the […]

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Aspergers and Depression: What Everybody Ought To Know

Aspergers and Depression Aspergers and depression co-exist for many people on the autism spectrum. Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem. David D. Burns What do Hamid Karzai (president of Aghanistan), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian composer), Princess Diana (past princess of Wales) and […]

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